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Floor Priced Floored   
Thursday, 11 October 2012

Produced by Matteo Gagliardi

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Australia's carbon pricing scheme now looks completely different to when it was introduced, after Parliament voted to remove the Price Floor on carbon.

Today, Parliament passed amendments to the Clean Energy Future legislation, effectively scrapping the price floor for Carbon. The changes were intended to align our carbon pricing scheme with the emissions trading scheme of the European Union. But what implications do they have on our climate reduction targets? Matteo Gagliardi spoke with experts to find out. Photo courtesy of ABC

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Tony Mohr - Manager of the Climate Change Program at the Conservation Foundation
Richard Dennis - Executive Director of The Australia Institute
John Conour - Chief Executive of The Climate Institute.

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