Australia and Papua New Guinea work together on carbon offsets
November 5th, 2021
Australia and Papua New Guinea have agreed to join forces to create an efficient and accessible carbon market under the Australian Government’s Indo-Pacific Carbon Offsets Scheme.
Following talks at COP26 in Glasgow with PNG’s Minister for the Environment, Conservation and Climate Change, Wera Mori, Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor announced PNG would be the second international partner to join the scheme. Minister Taylor said the partnership would see both countries share expertise to ensure Papua New Guinea is internationally recognised as a source of high-integrity offsets.
The full statement can be read here:
Australia and Papua New Guinea work together on carbon offsets | Ministers for the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources