Australia ‘ready to join second Kyoto Protocol’

Australia is ready to join the second Kyoto Protocol agreement, yet another sign one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters is toughening up its attitude on climate change. The country’s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet announced his nation will sign up to the bipartisan 5% target for cutting carbon emissions by […]

Australia to link with EU emissions trading scheme

Australia and the EU took a step towards an international carbon trading market after today announcing they will fully link their emissions trading systems in 2018. This means carbon credits under both schemes will count in either system, the EU’s Climate Commissioner and Australia’s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency said today. The two […]