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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
30 August 2011
The Government today published a public consultation paper on updates to the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS).
24 August 2011
The Government's Carbon Farming Initiative, which passed the Parliament yesterday, offers new economic opportunities for Indigenous landholders across the country.
23 August 2011
The Gillard Government's Carbon Farming Initiative has today passed through the Parliament to establish a regulated carbon offsets market in Australia.
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