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Carbon markets back from the brink of collapse, says World Bank

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An activist pushes a giant ball with the words, ‘toxic tonnes’ during a protest over carbon pricing reforms outside the European Parliament in Brussels. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Development of major new markets in China and reforms in Europe have provided a crucial boost as countries look at tools to cut carbon and meet their Paris climate targets

May 22, 2018 — Global carbon markets have been revived from the brink of collapse as, after years , recent developments have provided a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the World Bank. Continue reading Carbon markets back from the brink of collapse, says World Bank

Energy executives say gas market to blame for South Australia’s woes

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A gas processing facility in Queensland. AGL Energy bosses blame unreliable energy supply in SA on ‘dysfunction’ in the gas market. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Main problem afflicting country’s grid is the lack of clear policy direction from Canberra, witnesses tell Senate inquiry

March 7, 2017 — Senior executives from AGL Energy have given evidence that the main issue causing problems with reliable energy supply in South Australia is “dysfunction” in the gas market – not too many wind farms making the grid unreliable. Continue reading Energy executives say gas market to blame for South Australia’s woes