As policy makers prepare to meet in Copenhagen in December to discuss carbon emmissions trading schemes, many Australian and international climate science and economics experts would prefer to see a carbon tax on the table for discussion.
Germany may be a world leader in climate policy, but her politicians still have a lot of work to do.
If the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme isn't passed, what then?
It is in older peoples' best interests to insist on a target of 100% renewable energy by 2020. Here are three major ways inaction on climate change will adversely affect us if we don't.
How can despatch and delivery be confirmed when nothing has been packaged and sent to the respective industry?
The onus will and should always be on the individual if we are ever to bring about the level of change required to reach the objectives stated by the carbon industry.
Any policy prevarication and lack of coherency in a supportive innovation framework would undermine Australia's potential to succeed in the global carbon market.
Protectionist policies are being justified with false claims they will protect the environment and jobs.
The question is not only how can we make an emissions trading scheme fair and yet still work, but also: is now the right time to have one?
Current business systems are financially focused and are not designed to handle non-financial data with accuracy.