Tackling climate change

March 2010
D!ssent;Autumn/Winter2010, Issue 32, p30
The article assesses the similarity between the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and Coalition policies on reducing carbon emissions. It states that both the ALP and Coalition have set the same emission reduction target, allowing big polluters to continue emitting their current levels of pollution, and both have focused on the Renewable Energy Target to drive investments to renewable energy. It states that closing coal-fired power stations will directly reduce emissions but the ALP scheme does not allow that while the Coalition is unclear on the matter.


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