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Australian ETS bill passed – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 12th, 2011.

The Government’s emissions trading legislation – the Clean Energy Future package – was passed the Australian Lower House of Representatives by 74 votes to 72 after weeks of debate. Although the legislation still has to be approved by the senate, the majority held by the current Government and the Green party in the senate suggest […]

Radio NZ: Federated Farmers u-turn on carbon tax

Peter Griffin posted in on November 20th, 2009.

Federated Farmers has changed tack on its carbon tax stance, reports Radio New Zealand. Previously opposed to a carbon tax, the organisation is now suggesting that a carbon tax might be preferable to an ETS.  Federated Farmers remains opposed to an ETS. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Farmers opposed the alternative option of a […]

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