Pittock, Barrie
December 2008
Quarterly Essay;Dec2008, Issue 32, p121
The author offers his commentaries on the argument of Tim Flannery on the reduction of carbon emissions. While he agrees with Flannery that a high price for carbon emission is inescapable, he refutes his assertion that rising fuel prices have done little to drive for initiatives toward efficiency and behavioral change. He believes that the problem lies with private and public sector responses to the meeting the changing demands for efficient transports. He offers a critique of the proposal of Flannery on carbon sequestration in Australia.


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