[ASC-media] Australian business in a Kyoto world

Bruce Wright bruce.wright at greenhouse.crc.org.au
Fri May 13 12:10:19 EST 2005

Australian business in a Kyoto world


A one-day seminar to be held in Melbourne on 25 May will explore the
opportunities and threats for Australian business in a world where the Kyoto
Protocol is in force and international greenhouse gas emissions trading is


The Australian Government has refused to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, but
projects that Australia will meet the Protocol target of limiting greenhouse
gas emissions in 2008-2012 to 108 per cent of 1990 levels.


The seminar is produced jointly by the Cooperative Research Centre for
Greenhouse Accounting and the Australasian Emissions Trading Forum.


The program will feature presentations on Threats and opportunities; Policy
implications for business; Trade partner implications; Securing credits from
Clean Development Mechanism projects; Japanese climate change policy; New
Zealand - 'your friend in the Protocol?'; Issues for bio-sequestration; and
Business responses: renewable energy, carbon farming, and emissions trading.


Details and registration are available from


For more information, contact

Bruce Wright

Program Manager - Communication and Education

Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Accounting

Phone +61 2 6125 5593

Fax +61 2 6125 5095

Email  <mailto:bruce.wright at greenhouse.crc.org.au>
bruce.wright at greenhouse.crc.org.au 

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