Environment

Climate Commission resists calls to share models

Gavin Evans
Fri, 05 Feb 2021

Climate Commission resists calls to share models
Gavin Evans
Fri, 05 Feb 2021
The Climate Change Commission is resisting calls to share its economic models with potential submitters.The independent Crown agency is seeking feedback on a draft of the advice it plans to give the government on how the country should meet its 2050 target for net-zero carbon emission.But to date, it has refused to provide the models it used to estimate the economic impact of its proposals as a decline in GDP of up to 1 percent out to 2050. Estimates at the time the 2050 target was being debated in 2019 suggested a reduction of between 5 percen...

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