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Major Integrated Project to trial Reef Credit

The Wet Tropics MIP will trial innovative finance options such as Reef Credits, where credits are generated by producers who implement projects that deliver known water quality outcomes. Producers can…

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Footprint: Regulator approves four more companies to emit above record levels

Monday, August 21, 2017, 11:15am The Clean Energy Regulator on Friday revealed it has given four more companies approval to emit greenhouse gas above previous record levels without paying penalties….

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New type of environmental credit under development

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:59pm A new form of environmental credit could play an important role in improving Great Barrier Reef water quality and expanding the reach of carbon credit...
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Graziers put a price on changes to land use

By Peter Carruthers The Morning Bulletin July 31, 2017 BOWEN grazier Bob Harris told an agriculture climate workshop in Proserpine he was already “one of the converted”. The workshop hosted…

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Barrier Reef protection via carbon auction

By Sarina Locke ABC Rural GreenCollar, which in previous auctions helped farmers in western New South Wales sell carbon credits to the Government for avoided deforestation projects, secured 15 million…

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Queensland govt teams up with project developer to win ERF projects

Australia’s Queensland state government has teamed up with project developer GreenCollar to bid for projects that can generate carbon credits under the federal government’s Emissions Reductions Fund (ERF). The two…

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First Avoided Clearing Project Queensland

First project to apply for carbon credits from the Government to not clear native vegetation in Queensland As debate rages in Queensland about land clearing, one farmer in the Maranoa…

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Paris UN climate conference 2015: Australian government suddenly backs carbon markets

By Tom Arup The Sydney Morning Herald December 11, 2015 After a brutal six-year war on carbon markets, is this the Coalition softening its position? Eyebrows were raised after the…

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The Guardian: Australia signs up for clear carbon trading rules, hinting at policy change

By Lenore Taylor The Guardian December 10, 2015 Australia has signed a Paris declaration calling for new clear rules for international carbon trading in a signal the Coalition’s six-year carbon…

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