Discussion paper

Zero-sum game? The human dimensions of emissions trading

Sustainability International trade Climate change Power resources Australia

The Rudd Government is at odds with a majority of Australians in prioritising the needs of business in its climate-change policy, according to this paper by The Australia Institute.

In order to address climate change adequately, what is needed is an approach that incorporates the best of both worlds: the certainty and universality of a regulatory approach and the motivational and inspirational benefits of allowing people to 'do their bit' in a meaningful way.

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