Climate policy in 2016: The hard task of delivering on our international commitment
In the lead-up to December’s Paris climate change conference, the Australian Government committed to the target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. But how will we get there? Much is at stake. Shayleen Thompson, CEO of the Climate Change Authority and Clare Savage from the Business Council of Australia join Grattan Institute’s Tony Wood to examine the issues: How tough is the target and what are the merits of the various policies that might be used to meet this and future targets?