carbon trading

Anthony Albanese talks to media among people brandishing environmental slogans

The Australian Labor Party has options on emissions reduction targets, but it is still running scared from the best mechanism to achieve them.

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Leading international and Australian experts on economics, the environment and carbon trading will gather at UNSW next week for a symposium on Limits to Growth.

Emissions forum inside

Charities and environment groups joined researchers at UNSW this week to discuss one of the biggest challenges of an emissions trading scheme - ensuring fair distribution of the cost of carbon.

Regina Betz inside

A UNSW academic has warned that a poorly designed emissions scheme might fail to shrink Australia's carbon footprint while providing large polluters with windfall profits.