August 2011
Air Quality & Climate Change;Aug2011, Vol. 45 Issue 3, pEI-2
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the measures taken by various countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It cites the implementation of carbon trading or taxation schemes at the trading partners of Australia, including China, Japan and the U.S. It notes the development of energy performance standards for appliances and buildings and incentives for the use of low emission products. Information on carbon pricing policies operating in many countries is provided.


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