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Australian repeal of the Carbon Tax - easy come, easy go?
The Government has released a Consultation Paper and exposure draft legislation to repeal the carbon pricing mechanism.
Australia
31 Oct 2013
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Unwelcome outcomes for organisations that fail to take into account climate legal risk
The decision in Rainbow Shores is an example of what happens when there is a failure to account for climate legal risk.
Australia
1 Jul 2013
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Sea level rise impact on coastal development must now be taken into account
Climate change impacts must be considered when deciding development applications for development in the coastal zone.
Australia
21 Jun 2013
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Doing Business in Australia - Environment and Climate Change
Australian government policies, business priorities and consumer choices are all influenced by environmental concerns.
Australia
1 May 2012
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UN climate change conference in Durban
The UNFCCC's 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) is currently being held in Durban, South Africa.
Australia
10 Dec 2011
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Clean energy legislative package introduced into Parliament
The Federal Government introduced its clean energy legislative package into Parliament yesterday.
Australia
15 Sep 2011
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Environment protection policies in Victoria under review
The EPA and DSE released a discussion paper in June 2011.
Australia
25 Jul 2011
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Government announces carbon price mechanism
On 24 February 2011, the Australian Government announced a two-stage plan for a new carbon price scheme to address climate change. The first part of the plan is a carbon tax before transitioning to a cap and trade emissions trading scheme.
Australia
28 Feb 2011
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Improving building energy efficiency through new financing arrangements
A new financing mechanism designed to assist building owners to gain access to commercial finance for environmental upgrade works on their buildings has been introduced by the Local Government Amendment (Environmental Upgrade Agreements) Act 2010 (LGEUA Act). The financing mechanism is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by improving energy efficiency in the building sector through cost-effective loan financing.
Australia
27 Feb 2011
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The Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) explained
The Federal Government recently announced the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) framework, a scheme whereby farmers, foresters and landholders will be able to generate and trade carbon credits to create additional income. The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE) will be receiving submissions on its consultation paper Design of the Carbon Farming Initiative up to close of business on 21 January 2011.
Australia
17 Jan 2011
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Major changes to the Assessment of Site Contamination NEPM
The National Environment Protection Council (NEPC) has released the draft National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure (Draft NEPM) for public consultation. The NEPC recognises that the assessment of site contamination and contaminated land management are areas where scientific and technical capabilities are constantly improving. The original NEPM has been varied to incorporate these developments.
Australia
10 Nov 2010
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