Clean Energy Target (CET)

Blog post

13 Jan 2020

A report released last month by the Department of the Environment and Energy shows that Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 are estimated to be just 1.6% below their 2000 level. This means that, come June (when the 2020 fiscal year ends), we will have...


19 Dec 2019

This report provides detail on emissions trends, including sector specific analysis of factors driving emissions. The report estimates the emissions reduction effort required to meet Australia’s emissions reduction targets.


9 Oct 2017

Most Australians support a Clean Energy Target and they want it to build renewables, including most voters for the Coalition and One Nation, according to this polling.

Working paper

4 Sep 2017

This working paper explores the necessary provisions of a Contract for Difference (CFD) for a new ‘High Efficiency Low Emissions’ (HELE) coal generator producing steam at ultrasupercritical pressure and temperature.


10 Nov 2014

The Australian government should announce an independent, transparent domestic process to define our initial post-2020 target offer, argues this report.


Much of the recent climate policy debate in Australia has been framed around our 2020 emissions reduction and renewable energy goals....



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