Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and related bills

Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and related bills

29 October 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-710-1

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Membership of Committee (PDF 40KB)
Abbreviations and glossary (PDF 13KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and conduct of the Inquiry (PDF 47KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Policy context and background to this inquiry
History of the policy of linking
Removal of the price floor and introduction of 'designated limits'
Natural gas provisions

Chapter 2 - Overview of the bills (PDF 46KB)

Overview of each bill
Effects of the amendments
Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chapter 3 - Linking carbon markets (PDF 112KB)

Promoting lowest cost abatement
Strengthening the Australian carbon market and enhancing risk management capacity
Building on the global push to price carbon and tackle climate change
Business and industry issues regarding competitiveness
Assessing the strength and integrity of the EU ETS
The impact of linkage on Australian policy control
Fungibility of European Union Aviation Allowances (EUAAs)
Committee view

Chapter 4 - Amendments to the price floor and access to international permits (PDF 51KB)

Removal of the price floor
The limit on Kyoto units and 'designated limits'
The credibility of Kyoto units and the 12.5 per cent limit
Impact on revenue
The role of the cap in determining Australia's aggregate emissions
Committee view

Chapter 5 - Natural gas and concluding comments (PDF 26KB)

Concerns expressed by industry groups
Committee view
Concluding comments

Coalition Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 104KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 16KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 9KB)

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