The Climate Institute is an active contributor in the media. Here you can find our Media Releases (news statements) and Media Briefs (more detailed information on key issues).
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Australia lurches backwards as pollution is free again
Jul 17, 2014 - 11:30am
By repealing laws that price and limit carbon pollution, Australia today became the world’s first country to dismantle a functioning and effective carbon market, taking a monumentally reckless backward leap even as other major countries are stepping up climate action, said The Climate Institute.
It’s a rip-off – households won’t see anything near $550 a year saving
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:07am
Last week’s admission by Virgin, Qantas, Woolworths and Coles they will have no savings to pass to consumers if the carbon tax is repealed is just the tip of the iceberg, with more than half of the much promised $550 saving likely to be a mirage, said The Climate Institute today.
Senate makes the sensible choice carbon laws survive for now
Jul 10, 2014 - 1:27pm
The Senate made the right and sensible choice today by rejecting repeal of the carbon laws, and should find another way to examine the reality behind price impacts and international action before reconsidering repeal, said The Climate Institute.
Climate credibility or company subsidies? - Party policies reviewed
Jul 07, 2014 - 12:30am
Repeal of the carbon laws would be a shattering and historic loss to credible climate policy, effectively granting major polluters subsidies of up to $15 billion a year, said The Climate Institute as it released a review of current laws, the Government, and Palmer United Party alternatives.
Carbon laws’ second birthday present to Australia
Jul 01, 2014 - 6:30am
As the carbon laws turn two today, The Climate Institute emphasises the effectiveness of the suite of laws to date: Australia’s pollution is down, the nation’s energy mix is cleaner, and the economy is growing.