Carbon pricing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Carbon tax
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Decarbonising is easy

The authors of this report, argue that the European Central Bank (ECB), should adopt low-carbon strategies. They suggest two such strategies in which carbon-intensive bonds are replaced with more climate-friendly bonds. These strategies would significantly reduce the climate footprint of the ECB corporate Quantitative Easing...
Working paper

Decision trees: forestry in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme post-2020

In June 2020, the New Zealand Government passed the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (ETR Act) to reform the architecture of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS). As a result of the ETR Act, from 1 January 2023, post-1989...
Briefing paper

The carbon pricing mechanism under the Gillard Government

This briefing paper shows that had the Gillard Government’s carbon price remained in place, Australia’s emissions would be 25 million tonnes lower in 2020 and 72 million tonnes lower over the last five years.
Working paper

Carbon pricing efficacy: cross-country evidence

In this paper, the authors use a longitudinal dataset for 142 countries to estimate the contribution of carbon pricing to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. They employ econometric techniques that control for other relevant factors, including other policies such as feed-in tariffs and renewable portfolio...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Will abolishing the carbon tax reduce power bills?

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims electricity and gas prices will drop by 9 per cent and 7 per cent once the carbon tax is abolished.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: What Greg Hunt didn't say about the carbon price and emissions

New federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt claims emissions increased from 560 to 637 million tonnes under the carbon price.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Tony Abbott overstating household savings from axing the carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims every Australian household will benefit by $550 a year if the carbon tax is axed.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Tony Abbott's claim carbon schemes being discarded doesn't check out

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims emissions trading schemes are being discarded around the world, not adopted.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Tony Abbott's claim households will be $550 a year better off without the carbon tax is outdated

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says households will be $550 a year better off if the Coalition scraps the carbon tax.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Tony Abbott not telling the full story on Alcoa and the carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims the carbon tax is partly to blame for the closure of Alcoa's Point Henry aluminium smelter.