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Carbon Economy

GAP Task Force reports on low-carbon opportunities for Australian business

On 27 November 2009, Global Access Partners has released a report of the Low-Carbon Economy Task Force “Low-Carbon Economy: Business Opportunities for Australia” outlining the impact of climate change and related policy development on the Australian business community. To read the report, click here.

Mitigation and Adaption in Agriculture: World Bank Summary Note

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Establishing and financing soil carbon programmes may rest heavily on the possibility to include them in emissions trading. 

Top Climate Scientists Opt for Carbon Taxes & Slam ETS

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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.


German Climate Politics: All that Glitters not Gold

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Germany may be a world leader in climate policy, but her politicians still have a lot of work to do.

The Green Economy also Needs a Plan B

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If the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme isn't passed, what then?

Why older people should care about climate change action

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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.

Carbon Emission Trading Schemes

How can despatch and delivery be confirmed when nothing has been packaged and sent to the respective industry?

Carbon Trading a Symptom of Inaction

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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.

Leveraging opportunities for low-carbon innovation

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Any policy prevarication and lack of coherency in a supportive innovation framework would undermine Australia's potential to succeed in the global carbon market.

It's Not Easy Being Green

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Protectionist policies are being justified with false claims they will protect the environment and jobs.