Business split over carbon offsets

Original article by Mark Ludlow
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 3 : 20-Jul-18

Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg is yet to decide whether international carbon offsets should be used as part of the National Energy Guarantee. Those opposing the idea include Labor and large energy users, while the Business Council of Australia is in favour of their use. Dow Chemical noted in its submission on the NEG that Europe’s experience in this area indicates that there is potential for abuse when international carbon offsets are utilised.

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AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, BUSINESS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA, DOW CHEMICAL AUSTRALIA LIMITED, CLEAN ENERGY COUNCIL LIMITED, GREENPEACE AUSTRALIA PACIFIC LIMITED, MINERALS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA, REPUTEX AUSTRALIA PACIFIC PTY LTD

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