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  • Carbon price floor crucial

    FRANK JOTZO, ERWIN JACKSON, TONY WOOD AND CAMERON HEPBURN While the political noise around the carbon laws continues, we risk losing [...]

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    ‘US-China Carbon Deal to Prevent Interstellar Apocalypse’ – International Business Times

    The new Christopher Nolan sci-fi epic Interstellar that depicts the earth on the verge of environmental catastrophe, with a blight wiping out most of the planet’s crops and causing ominous dust storms, might have served as inspiration for US president Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping who have surprisingly agreed on a long-term plan to curb CO2 […]

    ’59 economists unite for carbon pricing petition’ – Business Spectator

    Fifty-nine leading economists united today in support of a price and limit on carbon pollution. The group of Australian business and academic economists includes former Liberal Party leader John Hewson, financial sector economist Geoff Weir and Australian professors from universities across the globe. In an open letter they urge all Members of Parliament and senators to work […]

    ‘Don’t axe the tax: emissions trading supporters make last-ditch plea’ – The Guardian

    Repeal could cost $20bn over next four years and 59 economists insist a carbon price is the best way to reduce emissions. Supporters of emissions trading are making a last-ditch plea to the Senate not to repeal Australia’s laws – citing new analysis that shows “axing the tax” will cost the budget almost $20bn over […]

    ‘Economists: Price and limit on carbon pollution needed now’ – WWF

    Fifty-nine leading economists united today in support of a price and limit on carbon pollution. In an open letter they urge all Members of Parliament and Senators to work towards lasting agreement on a fair, economically efficient and environmentally effective policy to price and limit carbon emissions … 2014 ECONOMISTS’ OPEN LETTER SUPPORTING A PRICE AND […]

    Interview with Alan Kohler in Business Spectator / Smart Company

    Download junkies just need a bit.   I had fascinating conversations yesterday with two people who are building great businesses by selling what you might call voluntary compliance. Stephen Langsford runs Quickflix, a movie rental service, and Cameron Hepburn is a director of Climate Bridge, a five-year-old Australian start-up that provides carbon credits to those […]

    Financial Times – Trust me – we have a serious carbon credibility problem

    … The British government has set a binding carbon emissions target for 2050. It is safe to speculate that the present cabinet will be out of office by then. Meanwhile, the government levies a reduced rate of tax on domestic heating and neither new nuclear power stations nor renewable energy look well placed to meet […]

    Lightly carbonated – The Economist

    European companies are not yet taking full advantage of carbon markets IT SOMETIMES seems that plans for emissions trading are piling up even faster than the greenhouse gases they are designed to curb. In late July the first emissions exchanges in Australia and Canada opened, in anticipation of mandatory carbon-trading schemes in both countries. America […]


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