BRIEFING: Australia tip-toeing around carbon trading as election looms

Published 16:10 on May 25, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:10 on May 25, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia is but a couple of administrative adjustments to its Safeguard Mechanism away from having its own carbon market, according to observers, but with its July 2 general election nearing the government insists it will not go down that path despite promising the mechanism will achieve major emission cuts by 2030.

Australia is but a couple of administrative adjustments to its Safeguard Mechanism away from having its own carbon market, according to observers, but with its July 2 general election nearing the government insists it will not go down that path despite promising the mechanism will achieve major emission cuts by 2030.

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