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Published: 08 November 2019 11:22am
Projects that protect seagrass and mangroves should earn carbon credits and businesses clearing coastal land could purchase carbon offsets, says a new South Australian strategy.
Published: 06 November 2019 2:51pm
A former NSW Supreme Court judge has slammed as 'dangerous' a Bill that would abolish a long-standing provision requiring assessments of new mines to consider downstream carbon emissions.
Published: 31 October 2019 3:23pm
Rewarding big emitters with carbon credits for out-performing their Safeguard limits could play a role in reducing emissions, but the system would have to be carefully structured to ensure its integrity, say industry experts and business groups.
Published: 28 October 2019 12:23pm
Woodside has urged Safeguard changes and the Carbon Market Institute has warned of economic disruption without strong abatement action, in submissions to a federal inquiry examining the path to net zero emissions.
Published: 24 October 2019 4:13pm
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes today introduced a Bill that means assessments of new mining and gas projects will no longer consider downstream greenhouse gas emissions.
Published: 23 October 2019 12:48pm
The federal government has fast-tracked an investigation into new carbon abatement strategies, which is canvassing changes to the treatment of large emitters.
Published: 08 October 2019 3:23pm
States and territories should jointly implement a national approach to cutting emissions from electricity generation, according to Grattan Institute energy program director Tony Wood.
Published: 24 September 2019 11:37am
The Northern Territory's greenhouse gas emissions will grow for more than a decade, the Territory government has conceded.
Published: 23 September 2019 10:17am
A federal committee is investigating why businesses are largely ignoring five ERF energy efficiency methods, and whether two others designed to prevent clearing are sufficiently robust.
Published: 17 September 2019 4:10pm
The ACT government's new strategy to achieve net zero emissions will involve a phase-out of gas, and won't rely on carbon offsets.