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senate vote 2009-11-25#2

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  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.(See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here]. )
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • The majority voted against an [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Bob Brown](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate).
  • This would have amended the [original motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3) "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • _At the end of the motion, 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 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221) was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme). They reflect the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22) and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.(See that division [here](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate). )
  • The scheme 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). It 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 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215)
  • - the [Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216)
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220)
  • - the [Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22)
  • - the [Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214)
  • - the [Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223)
  • References
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

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on 2014-10-07 16:16:37

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.(See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here]. )
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-10 14:55:13

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-09 11:30:11

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts, as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-09 11:28:32

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading - Commit to reducing emissions
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] and related bills - Second Reading - Commit to reducing emissions

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-09 11:27:42

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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 bill
  • Background to the bills
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. It is identical to 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] as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills along with five other related bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. They reflect the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4127%22 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009] and its related acts as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • The five other related bills are called:
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4220 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4217%22 Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4214 Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4223 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-07 18:41:49

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading - Reduce emissions
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading - Commit to reducing emissions

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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 bill
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. It is identical to 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] as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-07 18:40:13

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading - Reduce emissions

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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 bill
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. It is identical to 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] as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-07 18:39:15

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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 bill''
  • Background to the bill
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. It is identical to 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] as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].
senate vote 2009-11-25#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-07 18:38:58

Title

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges — Customs) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges — Excise) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges — General) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Cprs Fuel Credits) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Cprs Fuel Credits) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme) Bill 2009 [No. 2]; Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2] — Second Reading
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2] - Second Reading

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That these bills be now read a second time.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Bob Brown&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.5.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown].
  • This would have amended the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2009-11-18.3.3 original motion] "That these bills be now read a second time" with the following:
  • ''At the end of the motion, 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 bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)] was introduced as part of a package of six bills to introduce the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme]. It is identical to 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] as amended in the House of Representatives before it was negated in the Senate.[1]
  • The scheme 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]. It 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://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4215 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4221 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4213 Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4218 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Customs) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4219 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-Excise) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • * the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4216 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009 (No. 2)]
  • References
  • * [1] See that division [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/division.php?date=2009-08-13&number=4&dmp=7&house=senate here].
  • * [2] Read more about these criticisms [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_Pollution_Reduction_Scheme#Criticism here].