Australia set for world's second largest carbon trading scheme

July 2011
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2011, Issue 438, p52
The article reports that the Australian government efforts in devising carbon trading programme. The government of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard seeks to implement 23-Australian dollar tax on greenhouse gas emissions on July 1, 2012, despite concerns by Liberal Party representatives that it would affect jobs. The government also sought to propose a bill to apply its climate change strategy to impose carbon tax on businesses that unlease 25,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.


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