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Towards a realistic climate change policy

9 May 2007
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Having crossed the threshold from denying to accepting that climate change is a serious issue, which the government now claims to have done, sensible policy becomes mandatory. Time is of the essence, for the longer it takes to implement solutions, the harder they become, particularly given growing evidence of non-linear climatic responses to increasing CO2 concentrations and rapidly accelerating emissions both here and overseas. Current piecemeal initiatives are totally inadequate. Emissions trading is now, reluctantly, under discussion but it is only one component of the comprehensive policy required.

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