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Where is it cheapest to cut carbon?

Researchers from The Australian National University have shed some light on why some countries are more reluctant to agree to an international carbon price than others.

dateAug 30, 2012 in Environment
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Australia brings in contentious carbon tax

Australia on Sunday introduced a controversial carbon tax in a bid to tackle climate change, with Prime Minister Julia Gillard hailing the move amid opposition warnings it will stifle industry.

dateJul 01, 2012 in Environment
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Australia to ditch pollution levy by 2014

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Tuesday announced the country's divisive fixed-price carbon tax will be scrapped a year ahead of schedule in favour of a market-driven emissions trading scheme.

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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