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Climate and Energy Policies – Liberal/National versus Labor

Libs v Labor: climate and energy policies, https://www.sbs.com.au/news/libs-v-labor-climate-and-energy-policies

A comparison of the climate and energy policies of the Morrison government and the Labor Party.

Liberal-Nationals

– $2 billion boost to the Emissions Reduction Fund over 10 years, rebranded as the Climate Solutions Fund.

– The Paris agreement target for emissions of 26 to 28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.

– Renewable Energy Target, to deliver 33,000 gigawatt hours of additional electricity from renewable energy sources in 2020.

– Continuing to fund the Australian Renewable Energy Agency until 2022, and investing  what’s left of the $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

– Default market prices for energy.

– Underwriting new generation plan to inject more energy into the network.

Labor

– $10 billion for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation over five years.

– $5 billion to set up an independent Energy Security and Modernisation Fund.

– $31 million for an Energy Productivity Agenda.

 45 per cent emissions reduction target by 2030.

– 50 per cent of power from renewables by 2030.

SOURCE AAP
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February 26, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, energy, politics

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