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Cutting to the Bone? Government budgetary spending on climate change

Among Martin Parkinson’s most inglorious forecasts as Treasury Secretary was that there was a global movement towards carbon taxes and other such measures that would rapidly lower carbon emissions.  Only the EU is now following such practices and its measures … Continue reading

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Treasury Oblivious to Senate Grilling

Last week the Senate Scrutiny of New Taxes Committee examined the carbon tax. Treasury and the Department of Climate Change sent their finest (well Treasury Secretary Parkinson managed to vote absent) and proceedings were rounded off by Henry Ergas, John … Continue reading

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