Climate change minister says opposition plans to remove tax would leave $20bn hole.
Oppn leader pledges to maintain carbon compensation, will still scrap carbon tax.
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US Senate confirms Ernest Moniz as energy secretary; Gina McCarthy to get a full Senate vote for top EPA job.
Beijing ups criticism of EU's June plan to boost tariffs.
Wins contract to make world's first tests for capturing CO2 emissions from cement factories.
Seventh straight quarterly loss sends shares lower.
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Whispers in Canberra suggest Bill Shorten is canvassing the numbers for support on a huge Labor carbon pricing backflip after the election.
With the world's biggest solar markets outside China imposing anti-dumping tariffs, Australia could be flooded with cheap Chinese imports.
With Labor having problems with its carbon pricing scheme and the Coalition's Direct Action plan facing heavy criticism, it might be wise to build on our most successful climate policy – the Howard-introduced renewables target.
Following the budget, it's fair to ask: how can ARENA achieve its objective of “accelerating the commercial deployment of renewable energy” while having funding deferred until a later date?
A change to the way Australia’s emissions are accounted for could make it a lot easier for us to meet our 2020 emissions reduction target. It may prove to be a big gift to the Coalition.
Given the speed of a nuclear roll-out compared to that of renewables, it needs to be considered as part of a shift to cleaner energy sources.