The Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading: An Assessment

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    Abstract

    The final report by the Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading is a critical turning point in the climate debate in Australia. This report is particularly important for a number of reasons. First, it offers a strategy for climate policy in Australia that moves away from the recent approach of specific subsidies for technology to reduce emissions, and towards a policy of pricing greenhouse-gas emissions so that all greenhouse-gas-reducing technologies are encouraged. More importantly, the Task Group approach offers a new framework for global climate policy to move beyond the approach followed in the Kyoto Protocol.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)13-17
    JournalAgenda: A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform
    Volume14
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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