New analysis by UNSW suggests that renewable investment is likely to be cheaper and lower risk for Australia.
The real impacts of the carbon price will emerge over the coming decades with growing pressure to transform our economy, write Jenny Riesz and Roger Dargaville.
The Renewable Energy Target does a good job supporting wind power, but other agencies are needed to get a diversity of renewables, writes Jenny Riesz.
UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.
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.
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.