Assessment of Australia's policies impacting its greenhouse gas emissions profile

Date Published 2011, November 29

Authors Marion Vieweg, Michiel Schaeffer, Bill Hare, Marcia Rocha, Niklas Höhne, Nadine Braun, Markus Hagemann, Hanna Fekete, Jan Grötzinger, Vivian Schüler, Gesine Hänsel

Institution Climate Analytics, Ecofys

Australia’s new climate legislation is a historic breakthrough and a substantial step in the right direction, but is still not stringent enough to help the world keep global warming to below 2 degrees C, according to a major analysis of the country’s climate actions, released here today by the Climate Action Tracker, a joint project by Climate Analytics, Ecofys and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.