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Comparing Carbon Policies Internationally: the 'challenges'

Chairman's speech

Gary Banks gave a presentation to the BCA/AIGN Carbon Pricing Forum in Canberra on 23 March 2011, based on the Commission's Methodology Working Paper.

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Contents

Introduction

Our processes
Collecting and verifying the data

Which countries and sectors?

Which policies?

Methodological issues
Comparing apples and oranges (and sticks and carrots)
The nitty gritty of measuring abatement costs
Minding your P's and Q's
Measuring abatement
Additionality and energy efficiency measures
A snapshot versus a policy lifetime

What does it all mean?
A carbon price equivalent: a step too far?
Comparing 'effort'
Competitiveness impacts

In conclusion