National Greenhouse Accounts bolster case to keep carbon pricing
Christine Milne 15 Apr 2014
The Australian Greens are accusing the Abbott government of selective hearing, as the new National Greenhouse Accounts out today show emissions are continuing to drop.
"The data is up on the Environment Department website but you won't hear about it from the Minister, because the figures don't fit with the Abbott government's rhetoric," said Greens Leader Christine Milne.
"Every one of these quarterly reports has seen emissions drop in areas covered by the carbon price, since it kicked in on July 1, 2012. In this latest report, energy emissions are down 5 per cent.