Rudd likely to delay ETS, but increase targets
The Federal Government is today expected to announce that it is delaying the introduction of its emissions trading scheme by a year.
The ABC understands that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is about to announce that the scheme will be delayed until 2011, while the range of proposed cuts will be increased to 5 to 25 per cent of 2000 levels by 2020.
The ABC also understands that the scheme will be changed to ensure that efforts made by households to reduce emissions will be factored in.
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