Reflections on pricing carbon in Australia and South Africa

A trip to Australia┬áto look at their carbon pricing mechanism (CPM) and related institutions and initiatives prompted some reflections on what might be possible in South Africa.[1] ┬áThe CPM is the centre-piece of climate policy led by the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE). Overall impressions Before digging into the details, my overall impression: There is an impressive set of institutions and people in Australia, ready to implement the CPM, meet the renewable energy target (20% of… Read moreReflections on pricing carbon in Australia and South Africa