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The Climate Change Authority is proceeding with its statutory review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET), which must be completed by 31 December 2014.

The Climate Change Authority today released an Issues Paper and invited submissions to the Authority’s Review of the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI)

Next year Australia will be called upon to present its climate change credentials and policy to the world at the global climate conference in Paris.

Australia could almost double the fuel efficiency of its new vehicle fleet by 2025, save motorists thousands of dollars over the life of their vehicles, and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions – all by introducing mandatory emissions standards for light vehicles.

The Climate Change Authority has today released its final report and recommendations on “Reducing Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions”, as called for in the Clean Energy Act 2011.