Tag Archives: ETS

Malcolm Turnbull was right: Direct Action is a waste of money

Labor has sought to differentiate itself from Coalition by unveiling a much higher emissions reduction target by 2020 and recognising that some form of carbon price – even if only an adaptation of a “baseline and credit scheme” – is needed … Continue reading

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China announces national emissions trading scheme – experts react

Will China be able to wedge Mr Turnbull into introducing an ETS? Free market pundits keep telling us “this is the only way” because “markets” are so much more efficient, despite the fact  that economic growth is a lie for most … Continue reading

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USA Northeast Electricity Bills Have Dropped $460 Million Since They Started Paying For Carbon

Regional cap-and-trade program has added $1.3 billion in economic activity to nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states since 2011, while decreasing their carbon emissions by 15 percent…In addition to stimulating economy and reducing carbon, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt (un)Minister for Lies

Looks like Greg needs to get a cosmetic surgery job so that his facial expressions don’t so obviously show that he can’t believe the nonsense that comes out of his mouth! How can he deny he wrote the paper about “tax to make … Continue reading

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California’s Carbon Trading System Is Going So Well They Sold Out Of Permits

Maybe there is hope for concept of ETS, assuming there’s enough political will to keep reducing the cap so that permit price is enough to stimulate emission reductions. >readmore> ThinkProgress

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5 reasons why Kevin Rudd’s carbon move makes us wince

Obviously worth a read, say no more, nudge, nudge. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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