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Australia's carbon price mechanism explained



11 November 2011

Professor Rosemary Lyster outlines the key points concerning Australia's carbon price mechanism.

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Lyster summarises its mechanism into six key points:

  1. Australia's emissions trajectory
  2. The annual cap on emissions
  3. Entities covered by the scheme
  4. Issuing carbon units
  5. Information, monitoring, penalties, and reviews
  6. Compensation

View the entire article - Explainer: Australia's carbon price mechanism in six dot points - The Conversation


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