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The govt should reject the climate commission's plan

Matt Burgess
Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Pine forests may not be pretty, but the climate commission's plan involves more, not less, forestry.
Matt Burgess
Fri, 11 Jun 2021
The first rule of any emissions reduction plan is that it reduces emissions. The plan from the Climate Change Commission does not pass this test.The government can cut more emissions sooner if it ignores the commission’s advice and instead uses a strengthened emissions trading scheme (ETS) to lower emissions.This week’s final report from the Climate Change Commission (CCC) is based on a misunderstanding of how the ETS works.The ETS is a cap-and-trade scheme. The key word for the Commission’s plan is “cap” because a...

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