Low carbon comunities to improve energy efficiency

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today published consultation papers on the design of two streams under the Low Carbon Communities initiative.

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Review of the National Carbon Offset Standard

The Government today published a public consultation paper on updates to the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS).

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New era of opportunity for Indigenous landholders

The Government's Carbon Farming Initiative, which passed the Parliament yesterday, offers new economic opportunities for Indigenous landholders across the country.

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Carbon farming brings fields of opportunity for regional Australia

The Gillard Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative has today passed through the Parliament to establish a regulated carbon offsets market in Australia.

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Government urges Senate to pass Carbon Farming Initiative

The Gillard Government has today published draft regulations that set out potential types of projects for inclusion in the Carbon Farming Initiative and provide protection for the farming sector and environment.

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Carbon farming opportunities for Indigenous Australians

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today held further talks with Indigenous leaders from across Australia on Indigenous participation in the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), at a roundtable in Melbourne.

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Labor supports manufacturing

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today outlined how the Gillard Government’s Clean Energy Future plan will ensure Australia’s manufacturing sector remains competitive into the future.

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New Zealand commends Australia's plan for a clean energy future

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus joined New Zealand Minister for Climate Change Issues, the Hon Dr Nick Smith MP, to outline opportunities for business created by Australia's Clean Energy Future plan and New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme.

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$25 million for National Solar Schools Program

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today announced $25 million in grants for schools under the National Solar Schools Program.

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Big opportunities for business in clean energy future

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today visited Sensis, producer of the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories, to welcome the carbon neutral certification of its print and online directories.

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