Original article by Angus Grigg, Ben Potter, Lisa Murray
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 1 & 6 : 3-Oct-17
China will launch an emissions trading scheme by the end of 2017. The ETS is expected to initially cover power stations, but it will be expanded to cover a range of other industries by 2020, including steel and aluminium production. The ETS could be expected to have a detrimental impact on the level of Australian coal exports to China, currently worth $A8 billion a year, and comes at a time when other regional consumers of Australian coal are imposing similar emission measures.
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, CARBON MARKET INSTITUTE LIMITED, WESFARMERS LIMITED – ASX WES, QANTAS AIRWAYS LIMITED – ASX QAN, ORICA LIMITED – ASX ORI, ORIGIN ENERGY LIMITED – ASX ORG, UNITED NATIONS, GREENPEACE, CHINA. NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM COMMISSION, INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY ECONOMICS AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, COMMUNIST PARTY (CHINA), CLIMATE BRIDGE