Safeguard crediting could create ‘two-speed’ carbon pricing in Australia, analysts say

Published 06:58 on May 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:15 on May 13, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

A crediting mechanism for big Australian emitters beating their CO2 targets would put downward pressure on offset prices without adding fresh demand, and could force the need for a new type of carbon credit to distinguish higher-value land-based units, analysts said Wednesday.

A crediting mechanism for big Australian emitters beating their CO2 targets would put downward pressure on offset prices without adding fresh demand, and could force the need for a new type of carbon credit to distinguish higher-value land-based units, analysts said Wednesday.

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