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Industry likely to get carbon concessions

Carbon-heavy industries are likely to get concessions under the federal government’s proposed carbon price.

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Greens: `Carbon price is critical to prevent the climate crisis`

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Moving swiftly to introduce an effective carbon price is critical to prevent the climate crisis, provide certainty to investors and consumers and deliver political stability, the Australian Greens said Tuesday.

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Robb says Gillard has confirmed therell be a carbon tax on everything

Press Release: Research and Markets: Carbon Laws Are Getting Delayed Across the Globe

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/372ca4/carbon_laws_are_ge) has announced the addition of GlobalData ‘s new report “Carbon Laws Are Getting Delayed Across the Globe” to their offering.

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View: Carbon farmers power on without CPRS

A carbon farming lobby group says farmers who cultivate carbon in their soil could benefit from a delay in the roll out of a national Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

Last week, the Federal Government announced it would postpone the roll out of a CPRS until at least 2013.

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Business calls for carbon plan rethink to cut greenhouse emissions

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Peter Anderson yesterday called for a cost-benefit analysis of the CPRS, compared with Tony Abbott’s direct action approach to cutting emissions.

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FACTBOX-Australia’s planned carbon trading scheme

Oct 18 (Reuters) – Australia’s opposition parties released a series of amendments to the government’s planned carbon trading scheme on Sunday, designed to help the the government pass laws for the scheme through parliament’s upper house Senate.

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Farmers fear carbon scheme impact

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AUSTRALIAN agriculture will become globally uncompetitive if it is included in a Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) president Andrew Broad believes.

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The dangers of a carbon licence to spill

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SALE of the century! Pollution permits, half-price, for one year only. At $10 a tonne a figure plucked from the smog the Rudd Government has undercut the emerging market for carbon credits.

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Agriculture to pay for carbon scheme

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THE proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) will have negative implications on the agriculture sector, according to Australian Farm Institute executive director Mick Keogh.

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Vic carbon cuts ‘no help to targets’

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The Victorian government’s policies to cut carbon emissions will make no difference in achieving national greenhouse targets, a confidential ministerial brief reveals.

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More Trouble Ahead for Australias Carbon Trading Scheme

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The Australian government faces increased opposition to its carbon trading scheme after it released legislation it hopes to pass by mid-year, reports the Voice of America.

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Carbon scheme too high a price to pay: survey

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Australians are willing to put their money where their mouth is to address climate change, but not to pay anywhere near the expected costs of the governments Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).

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Carbon costs of waste revealed: the Hyder figures behind the Govs CPRS decisions

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The Hyder Consulting Assessment of Landfill Legacy Issues, commissioned by the Federal Government to help guide the design of its Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, is for the first time being made public. Considering a range of possible scenarios, it puts a dollar figure on the likely costs of carbon emissions from legacy waste

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Turnbull observes carbon capture technologies

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Federal Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull says carbon capture technologies have been neglected by the Rudd Government in its carbon pollution reduction scheme (CPRS).

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Carbon scheme will overwhelm ag profits

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WHEN Australian agriculture meets the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) next year, it faces an extraordinary scenario in which it stands to lose up to eight per cent of farm cash margins to a scheme it plays no part in.

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Carbon uncertainty

| Sourced From Australian Mining |

Engineering and sciences firm Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) said reductions ranging from 5% to 15% contained in the Federal Governments Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) will create uncertainties in Australian industry for at least the next 12 months.

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Carbon reduction a financial squeeze on business

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Queensland businesses will not be able to cope with increased costs associated with the Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).

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