The NFF’s 10 September 2008 submission in response to the Australian Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) Green Paper outlines key issues and concerns, including the areas of Emissions Intensive Trade Exposed sector assistance, points of obligation for the agriculture sector, land use change, international carbon accounting rule inadequacies, research and development needs and complementary measures.
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