Policy - 04/June/2018

Australia, New Zealand explore low-carbon solutions

Two antipodean countries, two different approaches to the low-carbon transition. While New Zealand is starting to lead from the top-down, Australia still lacks clear national policies with a patchwork of approaches to decarbonisation remaining the order of the day

While New Zealand appears to have understood the importance of clean energy for the climate and companies, Australia’s national government remains fixated on coal. But clear policies and a greater focus on innovation could ensure that both countries meet their emissions reduction targets ...

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