TITLE

Tackling climate change

AUTHOR(S)
DENNISS, RICHARD
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
D!ssent;Autumn/Winter2010, Issue 32, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
49227841

 

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