The Climate Change Authority has commenced work on the first review of Australia’s emissions reduction goals (the “Targets and Progress Review”). The Targets and Progress Review will recommend short, medium and long term emissions reduction goals and assess Australia’s progress towards its medium and long term emissions reduction targets.
The Climate Change Authority completed its first review of the Renewable Energy Target in December 2012.
The Climate Change Authority is undertaking research into emissions reduction policies in the electricity sector.
The Climate Change Authority has a statutory obligation to conduct a review of the Carbon Farming Initiative by the end of 2014. As a first step, the Authority is conducting a study of the Carbon Farming Initiative.