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Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australia could lose as much as 12.5% per year in GDP by 2050 unless there is more ambitious action on climate change, according to Oxfam Australia. Oxfam Australia is calling upon G7 leaders and invited guest countries including Australia to cut carbon ...

IGCC, global investors urge G7 to step up game on Paris Agreement

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018  |  NEWS
Nearly 300 institutional investors from around the world have urged G7 governments to step up their actions to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, support investment in the low-carbon transition and improve climate-related financial disclosures. ...

Forest protection CFI project issued 160,000 carbon credits

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 AUG 2014  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Regulator has issued more than 160,000 carbon credits to a carbon farming project in western New South Wales covering an 8,500-hectare section of native forest. Josh Harris, Climate Friendly The Sunset Ranch Native Forest Protection ...

NSW leasehold approved for Carbon Farming Initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JAN 2014  |  NEWS
An 8,500-hectare section of native forest in western New South Wales has been deemed eligible under the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) by the federal government. Josh Harris, Climate Friendly The Sunset Ranch Native Forest Protection Project is the ...

CFI up and running, albeit more slowly than expected

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 SEP 2012  |  NEWS
The process to gain accreditation for Australian carbon credit unit (ACCU) methodologies under the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) is functioning in such a way to yield legally robust and proscriptive processes, according to a partner at law firm Norton ...

Farming, forestry activities proposed for CFI positive list

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2012  |  NEWS
The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency is considering a series of new activities to include on its "positive list", meaning that activities including farm forestry, intensive rotational grazing and aspects of small landfill operation ...

Farmers, land managers examine Carbon Farming Initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUN 2012  |  NEWS
As farmers and land managers examine the new structures of the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) that will lead to the generation of Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs), industry professionals say a perceived cloud of political and financial uncertainty ...

Climate change realities necessitate superannuation response

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2012  |  NEWS
The scientific consensus around the potential impacts of climate change and the affirmative policy moves of governments around the world to mitigate their impacts means that Australia's renewable energy target and carbon pricing regime is not an outlier ...

Fourth Carbon Farming Initiative methodology approved

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAR 2012  |  NEWS
The Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) is moving ahead, having recently approved a fourth procedure to measure and calculate emissions reductions. But legal experts note that there are several areas under discussion associated with the set-up and establishment ...

Durban agreements to impact Australia's ETS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 DEC 2011  |  NEWS
Although the multi-country climate change talks in Durban failed to yield a comprehensive treaty, the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) did result in extensions to programs that ...
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