31.08.2015 - Financial incentive needed to reduce carbon emissions, says RepuTex
Australia needs to shut down old brown-coal power stations, control fugitive carbon emissions and ramp up reforestation programs if it is going to have any chance of achieving new carbon reduction targets by 2030, a RepuTex report finds. With the federal government committing to reducing carbon emissions by 26 to 28 per cent by the end of next decade, there is increasing pressure to outline the domestic policies needed to deliver the target. Labor has promised an emissions trading scheme if elected at next year's election, while the Abbott government next month will release details of its "safeguard mechanism" to target industries that are not reducing their emissions...............................................Full Article: Source
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