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Regulating Carbon in Canada Divergent Approaches: Greenhouse gas mitigation in Canada and Australia

By Philip Gass, David Sawyer on November 18, 2012

With the release of Lessons for Canada: Implementation of Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism, IISD has developed a companion piece to provide some additional Canadian context to Tony Beck's analysis of the implementation of carbon pricing in Australia.

We have provided a short briefing with some comment regarding what the Australian experience with carbon pricing can offer for Canadian industry and policy-makers. As the Canadian government continues to move forward with sector-by-sector regulation of greenhouse gases and individual provinces continue to implement and strengthen subnational regulatory and pricing mitigation policies, the Australian experience can provide some valuable insight and offer a "parallel universe" to which Canada can compare its own approach to climate change.

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Topic
Climate Change Mitigation
Region
Canada
Australia
Project
Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada
Focus area
Climate
Publisher
IISD
Copyright
IISD, 2011