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Wong Releases Climate Change Green Paper

The Federal Government today released its green paper on climate change.

Addressing the National Press Club, the Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said the Green Paper “sets out options and identifies the Government’s disposition and preferred positions on emissions trading and the support proposed to help households and businesses adjust to this economic transformation.”

  • Listen to Senator Wong’s Address (59m)

This is the text of a statement from the Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Wong.

“At the heart of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme is emissions trading, in which the Government sets a limit on how much carbon pollution industry can produce, and then the Government sells permits up to that limit, creating an incentive to look for cleaner energy options. [Read more…]