Communities in Transition
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Farming for carbon credits
Carbon Farming Industry Roadmap, 2017, The Carbon Market Institute with the support of the Queensland Government
The Roadmap is national in scope, and outlines a strategic framework for the carbon farming industry to reach its full economic, environmental and social potential, highlighting the primary actions of key industry stakeholders out to 2030.
Unlocking value for the Queensland economy with land and agriculture offsets, 2017, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Queensland Government,
This report describes the potential economic value to the Queensland economy of carbon offsets from the land sector and the barriers that need to be overcome and the support that needs to be achieved across government departments.
Carbon farming in relation to Western Australian agriculture, 2014, Western Australia Department of Agriculture and Food
This bulletin summarises concepts underlying carbon farming, how Australia accounts for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the potential for Western Australian (WA) land managers to participate in, and benefit from, carbon farming.
Decarbonising Australia’s gas distribution networks, 2018, Deloitte Access Economics
Deloitte Access Economics was engaged by Energy Networks Australia to identify a practical approach for sustainably decarbonising gas distribution networks to provide low-emissions gas for direct use by Australian households and businesses.
Emissions Reduction Fund
The Emissions Reduction Fund —what it means for you How Australian businesses and the community can benefit from the Emissions Reduction Fund, 2019, Department of the Environment and Energy
The Australian Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund presents opportunities for businesses to reduce their emissions, earn Australian carbon credit units for the reductions they achieve and earn money from selling those units.
The latest auction, the Regulator awarded 34 carbon abatement contracts to deliver 3.3 million tonnes of abatement, at an average price of $13.87 per tonne. Newly contracted activities are spread across agriculture, vegetation, savanna fire management and waste projects. The average price across all seven auctions is now $12 per tonne.
Over $2.3 billion has now been committed under the ERF, with more than $220 million available for future purchasing.
Carbon Trading Training – For your Farming or Landcare Group, Carbon Farmers of Australia
Carbon farming pilot delivers dollars, Department of Primary Industries