Putting a Price Tag on Pollution Policy Brief

Oct 19, 2010 - 12:14pm

This research reveals that Australia’s major trading partners have higher direct and indirect carbon pricing in their electricity sectors in order to drive cleaner energy investments.

Internationally recognised Vivid Economics assessed the incentives to clean energy deployment applied to the electricity generation sector in 2010, in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States. A comparison of the effort countries are taking was measured as an equivalent price tag on pollution - dollars per tonne of carbon pollution.

 


 

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