Submission to the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Low Emissions Technology Statement 2022 consultation

Climate change


ATSE welcomes the Government’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 and believes that this transition must be technology-led. Based on the unequivocal scientific evidence for climate change, ATSE also recommends setting a more ambitious interim emissions target by 2030 and prioritising the immediate deployment of existing low-carbon technologies to reduce emissions by that date1. The LETS is an opportunity to lead Australia to a decarbonised economy using a combination of comparative advantages, private sector innovation and ongoing Government funding and policy and program support.