Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Garnaut calls for Australia to lead Kyoto reform

Ross Garnaut’s final report calls for the Kyoto rules to be reformed and for Australia to lead the charge. “Australia has a major role to play in developing alternative and economically and environmentally more efficient rules governing incentives for mitigation in the land sector,” says the Report.

“The international rules developed within the Kyoto process overlook many potentially important areas of land sector mitigation. The omissions are especially important in Australia,” it says. “Demonstration of their suitability in Australia can lead to their adoption in other countries....”

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