• Green Paper Review: Direct Action’s New Design Elements

    The recently released Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper introduces a range of new – and perhaps surprising – elements to the government’s proposed ‘baseline and credit’ scheme, suggesting that a […]

  • Scaling Direct Action for a 15% target by 2015

    RepuTex analysis indicates that Australia’s 5% emissions reduction target is at the lower end of the global scale, with the national target needing to increase by at least 10% to […]

  • AU Emissions – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

    In this briefing we consider the recent government statement that Australia’s abatement task has reduced from 750  to 440 Mt, analysing the likely methodologies being applied to achieve this new […]

  • The carbon windfall ‘game’: Impact of a mid-year CPM repeal

    A mid-year repeal of the Australian CPM may lead to a windfall of A$2bn for the Metals, Energy, Materials and Power sectors, with potential for entities to ‘game’ assistance programs […]

  • Direct Action: Lower Emissions, Lower Cost to Industry?

    RepuTex analysis indicates that Direct Action could drive savings for industry – and emissions reductions – if calibrated to meet Australia’s 5% emissions target. RepuTex studied the impact of Direct […]

  • Policy Briefing: The LRET and the Australian Carbon Price

    This brief, prepared by RepuTex and commissioned by WWF-Australia, examines the relationship between the Australian carbon price trajectory and renewable energy generation. The examination is based on modelling the impact […]

  • Change of Leadership Change in Carbon Price Policy

    According to RepuTex’s Carbon Update, the succession of Kevin Rudd as leader of the Australian Labor Party is likely to lead to speculation that the fixed price period under the […]