TITLE

A REVIEW OF THE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE UNDERLYING THE IMPOSITION OF A CARBON TAX OR ETS IN AUSTRALIA

AUTHOR(S)
Chambers, John; Miller, Andrew; Morgan, Richard; Officer, Bob; Rayner, Mark; Sellars-Jones, Graham; Quirk, Tom
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Energy & Environment;Dec2013, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1013
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
On July 2012 the Australian Government's comprehensive carbon tax was levied on those businesses that produce more than 25 Mt annually of greenhouse gas emissions. The evidence justifying the need for such a tax is examined using the geological record, contemporary measurements and their interpretation.
ACCESSION #
91793199

 

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