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The Greens and emissions trading – your questions answered

As the only party offering political leadership for a safe climate, the Greens pursue policies to transform the economy to achieve that aim, such as our Safe Climate Bill.

A well-designed emissions trading scheme can be part of a comprehensive climate policy, and it is part of our Safe Climate Bill. But a badly designed emissions trading scheme, such as the government's CPRS with its woefully weak targets, multi-billion dollar polluter handouts and unlimited overseas offsets, would actively block progress by locking in the current polluting economy for years to come.

Read more on the Australian Greens website detailing responses to some common questions and criticisms.

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