Category Archives: Carbon

Can we plan to adapt to climate change like we plan to retire?

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That was the metaphor that the Hacks for Sustainability event last night in Brisbane rolled-out to generate a new perspective on adaptation policy in Queensland. Thirty interested professionals gathered at QUT to ‘hack’ Queensland climate policy in search of cut-through solutions that can win broad-based support. The group delved separately into cutting emissions and boosting […]

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UQ Future Jobs Forum, excerpts from remarks

20 August 2015 …I’ll address infrastructure and sustainability – both long words. Infrastructure is what few people think about but everyone depends on. Sustainability is what everybody talks about but few want to embrace if it means a less affluent, less comfortable or less convenient lifestyle… Trends So, what about infrastructure? Do you know where […]

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What will carbon sell for next time?

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It is impossible to predict accurately the average price or range of prices that the Clean Energy Regulator will pay at the next auction. The average price in the first reverse auction was $13.95 per tonne. Analysts are unlikely to predict prices in publicly accessible forums and commentators are often discussing the prices in the […]

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