Buying international permits is a cheap way to cut emissions. It’s that simple

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Labor has proposed using international permits as part of its climate policy measures to allow high-emitting businesses to reduce their pollution at least cost.

Sticking with basic facts, using international permits to lower the costs associated with reducing pollution was something the Coalition said it was prepared do.

So stay with me. The government that flagged using international permits, with a final decision about the timing and scope of use to be taken in 2020, is the same government that is now trying to sell the voters (and media outlets gullible enough to swallow and amplify the latest most lurid conspiracy about “carbon credits for Kazakhstan”) a big bucket of bollocks….

An excerpt from Guardian