IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Australia Rejects Carbon Trading

12:05 PM MST | December 3, 2009 | Alex Scott

Australia’s senate has voted not to adopt legislation featuring an emissions trading scheme (ETS). The government says it will seek to reintroduce the legislation to parliament for a third time in February 2010. The proposal to introduce an ETS in the country was rejected largely due to the efforts of the main opposition Liberal party which voted against the proposal.   Rejection of the proposed legislation “will prolong, if not compound the uncertainty for business,” says Heather Ridout, CEO of Australian Industry Group (Sydney), an...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa