Briefing note: Australia’s energy emissions rising not falling

The government has announced that it is abandoned the idea of a Clean Energy Target and will instead mandate what it is calling dispatchable power.

This is likely to mean that as more renewable energy is built it will also encourage more coal and gas fired power.

What will this mean for Australia’s carbon emissions and our Paris commitment to reduce emissions by between 26 and 28 per cent by 2030?

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