Climate change

City lights along the Brisbane River

We contribute to developing climate change solutions, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and adapting to the impacts of climate change.

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News

See information on Australia’s emissions compared with the United States and China.
20
Nov
2014
Draft Emissions Reduction Fund methods on Industrial Fuel and Energy Efficiency, Aggregated Small Energy Users, Sequestration of carbon in soil using modelled abatement estimates and Fertiliser use efficiency in irrigated cotton released for...
14
Nov
2014
Australia will host the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit in Sydney on 12 November 2014.
10
Nov
2014
Draft Emissions Reduction Fund methods on facilities, wastewater treatment and transport released for public consultation. Consultation period closes 12 November 2014
15
Oct
2014
Draft Emissions Reduction Fund methods on commercial buildings and avoided clearing of native regrowth released for public consultation. Consultation period closes 23 October 2014.
25
Sep
2014

Emissions Reduction Fund

The Government has introduced a Bill to implement the Emissions Reduction Fund.

A Plan for a Cleaner Environment

Find out more about the Australian Government’s plan for a cleaner environment.