Climate change

ETS Changes Put 84% of Kyoto Bill to Future Taxpayers

Proposed changes to the emissions trading scheme (ETS) would result in 84% or more of the nation’s multi-billion dollar Kyoto liability being put on to future taxpayers. Today’s polluters …
12 November 2009|Topics: , ,

State Coal to Mine New State Subsidies

The state owned coal miner, Solid Energy, would be entitled to a subsidy on the cost of emissions from its proposed lignite to urea plant worth tens of millions …
28 September 2009|Topics:

Making Our Children Pay for Polluter Subsidies

Putting most of the Kyoto bill on the credit card is the Government’s plan. Its announcement proposing changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) did not begin to spell this …
23 September 2009|Topics: ,

Agricultural Emissions Can Be Cut 13% – At a Profit Today

A report completed for MAF dispels the convenient untruth that pastoral farmers have no cost-effective options to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Over 13% of the nation’s agricultural emissions can …

Australia’s Indefensible Climate Change Targets

The Australian Government proposes an unconditional target of reducing 2000 year net emissions by 5%, and would make a 15% cut if other developed nations make similar commitments. These …
20 March 2009|Topics:

ETS: Bill to a Future Generation

Proposed changes to the emissions trading scheme (ETS) would result in 84% or more of the nation’s multi-billion dollar Kyoto liability being put on to future taxpayers. Today’s polluters …
12 February 2009|Topics: ,

A Climate For Protection Money

The plan to put a price on carbon emissions needs to change or it will require ordinary consumers to pay for protection of farmers’ capital gains and fail to …
23 July 2008|Topics:

ETS Rules Prejudge Level of Corporate Welfare Required

Eight of the companies set to qualify for corporate welfare under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) are together likely to receive $1.4 billion or more over the next decade. These …
24 June 2008|Topics: ,

Consumers Pay Over $1 Billion of Major Emitters’ Power Bills

Major industrial emitters are to receive well over a billion dollars in subsidies from ordinary consumers for power they buy over the next ten years. Under the new rules proposed …
18 June 2008|Topics: ,