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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 unveil pollution tax

Australia will unveil the full details of its contentious pollution tax within days, Treasurer Wayne Swan said Tuesday, promising help for households facing higher energy bills.

dateJul 05, 2011 in Environment
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Australia's Parliament defeats global warming bill

(AP) -- Australia's plans for an emissions trading system to combat global warming were scuttled Wednesday in Parliament, handing a defeat to a government that had hoped to set an example at international climate change ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Environment
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