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senate vote 2009-08-13#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:00

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.(Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia]. ) This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].)
  • The six bills that were introduced as a package are called:
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4126%22 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4125 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query%3DId%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4116%22;rec=0 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4118 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4123%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009]
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • _At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:_
  • _provided that the Government first commits to entering the [climate treaty negotiations](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference) at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty._
  • Background to the bills
  • The [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22) was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.(Read more about the scheme on [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme). ) This is an [emission trading scheme](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading) designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [greenhouse gases](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas) in an effort to address [climate change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage). The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change) and the [Kyoto Protocol](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol).
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism).)
  • The six bills that were introduced as a package are called:
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22)
  • - the [Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4126%22)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4125)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query%3DId%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4116%22;rec=0)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4118)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4123%22)
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122)
  • - the [Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124)
  • - the [Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148%22)
  • References
senate vote 2009-08-13#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:35

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.(Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia]. ) This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[2]
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.(Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].)
  • The six bills that were introduced as a package are called:
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4126%22 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4125 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query%3DId%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4116%22;rec=0 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4118 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4123%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-08-13#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-03 14:43:24

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[2]
  • The six bills that were introduced as a package are called:
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4126%22 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4125 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query%3DId%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4116%22;rec=0 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4118 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4123%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * [parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A"legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148" Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-08-13#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-03 14:41:23

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[2]
  • The six bills that were introduced as a package are called:
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4126%22 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4125 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query%3DId%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4116%22;rec=0 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4118 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4123%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4121 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4122 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4124 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4117 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009]
  • * [parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A"legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4148" Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-08-13#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-03 14:25:04

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-08-13#3

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on 2014-04-03 14:03:14

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009; Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Cprs Fuel Credits) Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Cprs Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009; Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009; Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 — Second Reading
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 and related acts - Second Reading - Commit to reducing emissions

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That these bills be now read a second time.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Milne&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-06-22.79.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion ["That these bills be now read a second time"], add:''
  • ''provided that the Government first commits to entering the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference climate treaty negotiations] at the end of 2009 with an unconditional commitment to reduce emissions by at least 25 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and a willingness to reduce emissions by 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 in the context of a global treaty.''
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.[1] This is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emissions_trading emission trading scheme] designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas greenhouse gases] in an effort to address [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_chnage climate change]. The scheme gives effect to Australia's obligations under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol].
  • The design of the scheme has been criticised by the business community for threatening jobs and by environmentalists for not going far enough with its emission reduction targets.[2]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the scheme on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].