Australia praised for putting a price on carbon

From the editorial board of Nature Climate Change:

The efforts made by Australia to incorporate independent scientific expertise in its governance arrangements should be lauded, as should its resolve to underpin its carbon policy with a clear and transparent legal framework.[]

As is apparently well understood by Australia’s present government, the precautionary principle would strongly suggest that we, the custodians of the planet, need urgently to start getting serious about reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and setting in place other mitigation and adaptation measures.