Government reveals carbon-cutting plans

February 2009
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Feb2009, Issue 812, p11
Academic Journal
The article reports on a white paper, titled "Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme: Australia's Low Pollution Future," published by the Australian government. The paper contains a pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 5-15 percent from 2000 levels by 2020. Furthermore, the paper establishes a target of a 60 percent reduction below 2000 levels, to be obtained through the development of the largest carbon cap-and-trade scheme outside Europe.


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