Price carbon to hit climate goals: BHP

BHP is calling for a carbon price and asks the Australian government to accept the findings of the recent United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report, which has found the planet is warming faster than expected and a temperature rise of 2C or above may be irreversible.

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Dr Fiona Wild, VP of sustainability and climate change, gave one of the keynote addresses at the Gas Technology Conference-14 opening plenary session.
 
"We believe there should be a price on carbon, implemented in a way that addresses competitiveness concerns and achieves lowest-cost emissions reductions," she said in her speech to over 1000 in Melbourne Monday. 
 
"This [the report] is a rallying cry to all industries to reduce their emissions and a demand that all appropriate and available technologies are accelerated so that they can play their part in this transition." 
 
Emissions must be reduced, but energy must remain affordable, the fossil fuel giant argues.
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