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Science and the governance of Australia's climate regime

Nature Climate Change volume 2, pages 477478 (2012) | Download Citation

The promise of a scientifically sound policy approach to tackle greenhouse-gas emissions in Australia gives hope that the country's efforts to mitigate climate change can make an effective contribution to international objectives.

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  1. Melbourne School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

    • Rodney J. Keenan
  2. Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

    • Lisa Caripis
    • , Anita Foerster
    • , Lee Godden
    •  & Jacqueline Peel

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