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
Rules and Laws aren’t for Josh Frydenberg they stand in his way
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is responsible for laws being broken that maintain accountability in the fossil fuel industry. Anthony Klan reports. THE BOSS of the nation’s monopoly infrastructure regulator – who engaged in serious illegality that the Federal Government went to substantial lengths to cover up – earlier helped dismantle accountability laws in favour of major fossil fuels infrastructure owners.
Source: Frydenberg’s law breaking regulator helped dismantle coal laws