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| Australia climate plan leaves emission cuts with government|
(Reuters) - Australia on Thursday released a draft climate plan that would leave the government responsible for funding the nation's emission cuts while the nation's biggest carbon emitters would only be liable if they exceed historically high levels. The A$2.55 billion ($2.37 bln) Emissions Reduction Fund is the Liberal government's main weapon to meet its target of cutting Australia's climate ...
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:09:27 -0700
| Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search|
Perth (Australia) (AFP) - Australia said Wednesday cost was not a concern in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after the mini-sub plumbing the depths of the Indian Ocean for wreckage ended its ninth mission empty-handed. Australia is leading the multinational search for the Boeing 777 which vanished on March 8 carrying 239 people, and is bearing many of the costs of the mission ...
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:11:29 -0700
| Australia Puts Off Penalties in Proposed Fund to Cut Emissions|
Australia will focus on rewards rather than penalties for limiting greenhouse gases, according to a government paper outlining a new climate policy proposed to start this year.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:19:56 -0700