Mark Dreyfus MP

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Media Releases

Landfill sites winners under carbon farming

01 December 2011

Landfill site operators Australia-wide will soon be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution thanks to a new Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Gillard Government.

Australian exporters take to new regulatory framework in droves

01 December 2011

Landfill site operators Australia-wide will soon be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution thanks to a new Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Gillard Government.

Methane emissions stand to boost farmers' income

10 November 2011

The Australian Government today launched the first methodology to be approved under the Carbon Farming Initiative, which will provide pig farmers with the opportunity to earn carbon credits for reducing methane emissions from manure.

Rural and regional Australia moves to a clean energy future

08 November 2011

The farming, forestry, land and food sectors will have an important role to play in reducing carbon pollution as Australia moves to a clean energy future.

Building a clean energy future in commercial offices

31 October 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, welcomed the full roll out of the Commercial Building Disclosure Program, which will come into effect from 1 November 2011 following a one year transition period.

Draft regulations for Australian National Registry of Emissions Units released

31 October 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today released for consultation draft regulations to support the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units (the Registry).

Government now accepting proposals for the carbon farming positive and negative lists

31 October 2011

The Australian Government today published guidelines inviting farmers, landholders and other land managers to propose activities for the Positive and Negative Lists under the Governments Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).

Helping low-income earners get ready for a clean energy future

16 October 2011

The Australian Government is today announcing a new Home Energy Saver Scheme to help low-income households get ready for a clean energy future, by improving household energy efficiency and cutting back on energy costs.

Low carbon communities to improve energy efficiency

27 September 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today published consultation papers on the design of two streams under the Low Carbon Communities initiative.

Review of the National Carbon Offset Standard

30 August 2011

The Government today published a public consultation paper on updates to the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS).