More schools to save on electricity and water

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus , today announced the latest schools to receive grants as part of the Gillard Government’s National Solar Schools Program.

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Environmental plantings approved for carbon farming initiative

Farmers and land managers across Australia will now be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution by planting permanent native forest trees - the latest Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP.

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Carbon neutral - a new page for Australian paper

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, visited the Australian Paper mill in Maryvale today to award the company carbon neutral certification of its range of premium office paper.

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Australian exporters take to new regulatory framework in droves

Landfill site operators Australia-wide will soon be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution thanks to a new Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Gillard Government.

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Landfill sites winners under carbon farming

Landfill site operators Australia-wide will soon be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution thanks to a new Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Gillard Government.

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Draft regulations for Australian National Registry of Emissions Units released

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today released for consultation draft regulations to support the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units (‘the Registry’).

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Methane emissions stand to boost farmers' income

The Australian Government today launched the first methodology to be approved under the Carbon Farming Initiative, which will provide pig farmers with the opportunity to earn carbon credits for reducing methane emissions from manure.

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Rural and regional Australia moves to a clean energy future

The farming, forestry, land and food sectors will have an important role to play in reducing carbon pollution as Australia moves to a clean energy future.

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Government now accepting proposals for the carbon farming positive and negative lists

The Australian Government today published guidelines inviting farmers, landholders and other land managers to propose activities for the Positive and Negative Lists under the Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).

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Building a clean energy future in commercial offices

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, welcomed the full roll out of the Commercial Building Disclosure Program, which will come into effect from 1 November 2011 following a one year transition period.

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