Nearly 30% of Australia’s emissions come from industry. Tougher rules for big polluters is a no-brainer

The risk of a weak carbon trading market

We can expect industry to continue to lobby for a weak safeguard mechanism and carbon credit rules.But if the Labor government is genuine about wanting to reduce Australia’s emissions, our biggest polluters cannot be allowed to carry on emitting as usual.

And there is no role for a carbon trading policy that excuses big emitters from making clean energy transition plans.

Source: Nearly 30% of Australia’s emissions come from industry. Tougher rules for big polluters is a no-brainer

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