Submission to Chubb Carbon Offsets Inquiry

by Polly Hemming and Richie Merzian

The Australia Institute welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Independent Review of Australia’s Carbon Credits (the Review) and we would be pleased to engage directly with the Review in the coming weeks. We understand that other stakeholders have been sought out for direct consultation already.

Our initial submission consists of this letter and four attached reports, which have all been prominent in recent debate around Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) and the wider carbon credit system:

These reports raise serious concerns around the integrity of Australia’s carbon credits, the methods behind their calculation and the bodies that oversee them.

Full submission

Questionable Integrity Report

Come Clean: ERF and Carbon Storage Report

Submission to the CCA's review of international offsets