September release for vision for emissions trading13 August, 2008
The next instalment of climate change adviser Ross Garnaut's vision for emissions trading will be released on 5 September. Garnaut released his first draft report on emissions trading in July, but the 550-page document did not contain proposals on the pace of cutting emissions.
Australian accredited carbon accounting course introduced05 August, 2008
In response to the community's growing awareness of climate change, Swinburne University of Technology has introduced what is claimed to be Australia's first accredited course in carbon accounting.
Challenges hold waste industry back from making investment28 July, 2008
The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme green paper may be the trigger for a billion-dollar investment in waste industry infrastructure but the industry flags major challenges in measuring and assessing the liability.
Government gives the green light to act on climate change17 July, 2008 by Kylie Wilson-Field
The government delivers its green paper on climate change.
Australian ETS could be worth $11 billion17 July, 2008
On the basis of proposals outlined in a green paper issued by the Australian government, the annual value of trades in Australian emissions units (AEUs) could amount to as much as $11billion within the first few years of operation, according to Point Carbon.
Briefing session on carbon management19 May, 2008
The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI), which in partnership with EPA Victoria created Grow Me The Money, is holding a briefing session on carbon management for small to medium businesses.
Carbon to be the biggest global commodity market by 201203 April, 2008
Adapting to the emerging carbon constrained economy will become vital to business success in the face of increasing regulation and pressure from consumers according to Carbon Planet.
Program to offset carbon emissions10 March, 2008
Greening Australia and the Tasmanian government entered into an Australian-first partnership today following Premier Lennon’s announcement in state parliament regarding the government’s commitment to reducing and offsetting carbon emissions.
Emissions trading in the spotlight31 October, 2007
Emissions trading as a solution to global warming will go under the spotlight when key commentators tackle the subject at a seminar in Sydney on 1 November, organised by the NSW Division of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
Oil and gas body targets a nuclear future15 August, 2007
Nuclear power could be as cheap as coal if the cost of carbon capture and storage is considered, according to Professor Peter Johnston, head of physics at RMIT and panel member of the 2006 federal government review into the nuclear industry.
Emissions trading and what it means for Australian businesses25 July, 2007 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor
The federal government's long awaited plan on emissions trading was recently announced, with an increase on spending by $627million
Takeoff of carbon offset scheme praised15 June, 2007
The launch of Pacific Blue NZâ€™s Carbon Offset scheme for customers is yet another step in the nationâ€™s drive towards carbon neutrality, according to government Ministers David Benson-Pope and David Parker.
Carbon neutral web host29 May, 2007
Web hosting company, ilisys has claimed that it is the first web hosting company of its kind to achieve carbon neutrality in Australia
The rise and fall of carbon trading22 September, 2006 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor
A fractured state proposal to introduce a carbon trading scheme had support from environmental groups, but has failed to find backing from the federal government
'No guilt' over greenhouse11 May, 2005
The Kyoto Protocol came into force on 16 February 2005. It demands a 5.2% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from the industrialised world by 2012.