Govt rushing emissions scheme: Turnbull : thewest.com.au
Meanwhile, prominent human rights lawyer Julian Burnside says wasting electricity could become a criminal offence in the foreseeable future.
Wasteful large companies in particular could be targeted, he said.
"If we come to general agreement that part of the problem is that people are using too much electricity, then you have to create a regime that encourages people to use less electricity, you might make it an offence to waste electricity," Mr Burnside told ABC Radio.
There were obvious difficulties enforcing such a regime.