Al Gore and Clive Palmer Press Conference On Climate, Canberra, Australia

Originally posted at DanCass & Co. View the original post here.

There has been a lot of head shaking about Al Gore and Clive Palmer’s unanticipated alliance this week but there might well be a lot of good to come from it. In particular it could shift the focus of the climate debate from an unpopular carbon price to popular renewable energy.

Australia’s carbon price is only one part of the Clean Energy Future (CEF) package produced under the minority Gillard government. The Clean Energy Future bills combined the central policy of a carbon price with a raft of ‘complementary measures’, such as the world’s biggest green bank, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

These complementary measures were mostly supports for renewable energy. This unique combination of carbon price and complementary measures was largely due to the contribution of Senator Christine Milne and made the Clean Energy Future agreement a global…

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