Give Climate Commission real powers - Norman

Give Climate Commission real powers - Norman
Gavin Evans
The soon-to-be-formed Climate Change Commission should be given the power to influence carbon prices by setting volumes for emission credit auctions, exemption rates for trade exposed industries and the level of exposure to global carbon markets, Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman says. Norman says the zero carbon legislation creating the commission is toothless, with a weak target for agricultural emissions, no requirement on the government to comply with the emissions budgets the commission sets and no ability to challenge governm...

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