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AUSTRALIA REVEALS ETS PLANS

Last week the Australian government published a white paper on the implementation of a Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme … an emissions trading scheme in all but name. In true Crocodile Dundee fashion the Rudd government has declared to the EU:...

So much for leadership

Europe’s Heads of State today reached agreement on the final elements of a complex package of inter-relating energy policies designed to reduce the EU’s carbon footprint. The negotiations over the details of the final package have been intense and have...

Carbon budgets in the UK

Yesterday the Committee on Climate Change published its recommendations for how the government should implement the requirements of the Climate Change Bill to introduce legally binding carbon budgets for the next 15 years. I have to declare an interest in this subject...