Growing a Clean Economy_Opportunities for Australian States and Territories

Laura Schuijers, Ben Parr, Don Henry

Published : 2018


This Discussion Paper presents opportunities for state and territory-level governments to work towards fostering strong economies that facilitate deep emissions reductions by 2050. To achieve these reductions, a multi-sectoral approach will be required. Here, we outline key sectors that can be targeted and highlight important opportunities within each sector. We focus on areas in which state and territory-level governments have regulatory power, arguing that state and territory-level action can be either complementary to or independent of federal action and still lead to significant outcomes. We recommend a coordinated approach beginning as soon as possible, as this will improve the likeliho..

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