Australia’s industrial emissions rise unabated under weak Safeguard Mechanism, analysts say

Published 02:47 on February 12, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:23 on February 12, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Carbon emissions from facilities regulated by Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism have increased 60% above 2005 levels and are set to balloon further over the next decade as major emitters are not required to reduce output under the policy, analysts said Wednesday.

Carbon emissions from facilities regulated by Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism have increased 60% above 2005 levels and are set to balloon further over the next decade as major emitters are not required to reduce output under the policy, analysts said Wednesday.

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