Government

Govt leaves door open for higher emissions price cap

The government appears to have left the door open for an increase in emission prices before it moves to regular auctions of emission units in 2020.

Acting Climate Change Minister Julie Anne Genter this week confirmed the current $25 cap will apply as the fixed-price option for next year’s surrenders – those relating to 2018 emissions.

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