Australian greenhouse gases barely hit by carbon price

Sydney Morning Herald: Australia's greenhouse gas emissions were little changed in the first year of the carbon price, as emissions from sectors only partly covered by the tax nullified most of the cuts. Emissions for the 12 months to June totalled 545.9 million tonnes, 300,000 tonnes lower than a year earlier, the government's National Greenhouse Gas Inventory figures say. Emissions reductions from power plants fell, accelerating to an annual drop of 6.3 per cent - or cutting 12.2 million tonnes - from a 6.1 per......

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