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The repeal of carbon laws was a tragedy for Australian politics

Posted on 07 August 2014

Australia’s repeal of its carbon laws is the culmination of some sorry chapters in Australian politics and policy, but is by no means the end of the story. The repeal represents a tragedy for Australian politics, a travesty for public policy and a train wreck for climate action. But there are significant remnants among the wreckage.
The last decade has seen Australian politics dominated by greed, self-interest, poor judgment and rotten luck. Despite this, a working and credible climate policy emerged. By establishing a bipartisan consensus for emissions trading in July 2007, the then-prime minister, John Howard, responded to years of growing climate concerns and business calls for greater carbon policy certainty………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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