Tag: carbon emissions

My latest article for The Guardian has been published here, and is reproduced below. [hr] Tony Abbott is the alternative prime minister of Australia, and later this year he will face an election presenting a climate change policy that is frankly insulting and potentially dangerous. The Coalition’s climate change policy amounts to a dot point […]

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It’s time to move to genuine carbon emissions trading

My latest article for The Guardian is now online and you can read it here. I have republished it below. [hr] Over the weekend, there has been widespread reporting that returned prime minister Kevin Rudd is contemplating moving the carbon price from a fixed price to floating price for emissions permits. The Age reported that […]

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Why climate change is not urgent anymore

David Spratt co-author of Climate Code Red has written a series of posts about the collective failings of the climate movement and political parties to respond to the urgent threat posed by catastrophic climate change. Chiefly to blame — according to Spratt — are the “bright siders” of the climate movement, who offer a positive […]

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The Centre for Policy Development has kindly published my Thinking Point on how we can understand China’s carbon emissions conundrum. Alexander White tackles two issues that seem too hard for our political system to handle: China and climate change. China‚Äôs response to climate change has shaped the course of climate negotiations. They were accused of […]

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