This paper provides an overview of climate change policies at the Australian and state and territory government levels. It considers both cross-cutting and sector specific policies and targets and outlines Australia’s emissions by source and by state and territory. The paper also discusses climate change adaptation policies and Australia’s contributions to international climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Commonwealth of Australia (Climate Change Authority) 2019
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