Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Australian ETS Green Paper Out

See more detail at Having A blast

  • Agriculture not included
  • Petrol Tax/excise to be reduced to compensate for carbon charges
  • Free permits to emitters who are energy intensive exporters
  • Direct assistance to low paid, beneficiaries and moderate income families to compensate

Looks to have been more carefully thought through than the misanthropic proposals from Clark and Parker in New Zealand

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