ON July 1, Australia not only got a carbon tax, but also a tax on refrigerants based on their global warming potential. Refrigerants are used to keep things cool, for example, food in our refrigerators and people in cars and shopping centres. The … [Read more...] about Carbon Taxing Refrigerants But Not Carbon Dioxide?
In Australia we now have a carbon tax, to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. But I bet if there really was an across the board reduction in carbon emissions by industry the government would be complaining. Back in late 2008, when the price of oil … [Read more...] about Really Reducing Emissions Would Mean Recession
Tomorrow, July 1, Australia gets the carbon tax the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, promised she would never introduce. The nation’s 500 “biggest polluters” will start paying a $23-a-tonne carbon price. Retired geologist and engineer, Peter Lang, … [Read more...] about What the Carbon Tax and ETS will Really Cost: Peter Lang
Dear Supporters, In the next few days we will be launching a poster campaign to coincide with the introduction of the Carbon TAX. The campaign will consist of distributing this poster … [Read more...] about Act Locally to Axe the Tax
'The Australian government claims that next month's tax on carbon dioxide cannot be blamed for today's soaring costs of living. This tax, however, is just their latest assault in the decades-long war on carbon that is already inflating the cost … [Read more...] about The Long and Costly War on Carbon: Viv Forbes
Dear Members of Parliament and Senators Why is the government insistent on implementing a CO2 price, given that it will not make any difference to the climate, or to sea levels, and most certainly will not “lead the world by example” (as has been … [Read more...] about Why the Carbon Tax? Peter Lang