Australian Greens say cost to offset too cheap under Safeguard Mechanism

Published 08:08 on January 30, 2023  /  Last updated at 08:08 on January 30, 2023  / Mark Tilly /  Asia Pacific, Australia

The leader of the Australian Greens party has lashed the design of the government’s Safeguard Mechanism policy, arguing that fossil fuel producers can simply buy their way out of cutting emissions by purchasing carbon credits. 
The leader of the Australian Greens party has lashed the design of the government’s Safeguard Mechanism policy, arguing that fossil fuel producers can simply buy their way out of cutting emissions by purchasing carbon credits. 


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