TITLE

Australia set for world's second largest carbon trading scheme

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2011, Issue 438, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
72282961

 

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