Garnaut Review 2011

Summary (including supplementary notes)

The summary of the final report presents some of the main ideas and recommendations from the final report. The summary includes two supplementary notes: A 10-year plan for carbon pricing revenue and Governance arrangements for Australia's carbon pricing scheme.

Garnaut Review 2011

In November 2010, Ross Garnaut was commissioned by the Australian Government to provide an independent update to his 2008 Climate Change Review. Professor Garnaut's book, The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change, is the final report of the update.

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Paragraph 7

Add the following after the existing sentence: ‘There is also a strong case for returning some of the carbon revenue to the business sector in support of innovation in emissions-reducing technologies.’



48 To date, 89 developed and developing countries, second reference

Replace ‘including’ with ‘not included’.



63 Independent organisations have assessed, first sentence

Add the following at the end of the existing sentence: ‘; T. Townshend, S. Fankhauser, C. Feger, J. Liu and T. Narciso 2011, Climate change as a legislative challenge: a review of climate change legislation in 16 countries, Globe International.’

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