http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/china-to-tax-carbon-by-2015/story-fn59niix-1226238633181 China has announced a carbon tax for 2015 at the equivalent of $1.55 per tonne compared to Australia’s $23 per tonne. Given the size of China’s population compared to Australia’s this is absurd.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/gallery-e6frg6zx-1111119669474?page=1 Bill Leak does a great piece of commentary on the issue!
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/opinion/chinas-carbon-tax-only-underlines-gillards-folly/story-e6frgd0x-1226240249722 More on this issue from Climate Change Policy director at Institute of Public Affairs Tim Wilson.
The argument we can’t act because others won’t, means no-one does. It depends on the weight you attach to climate change. Someone has to take a lead.
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