The Californian Experience: Lessons for Australia on Climate Action

Hogarth, Murray
December 2008
Chain Reaction;Dec2008, Issue 104, p41
The article reports on the lessons from the California experience for Australia on climate action. A background of California's maturity on energy and environmental action which serves as a beacon for those who seek meaningful action is presented. Regulatory approaches were pioneered by the state that were later copied by the federal government and applied to other states. The benefits of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme are also discussed.


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