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Carbon Tax passes the Reps: Another step to degringolade

When Adam Smith famously pointed out that, “There is a great deal of ruin in a nation”, he had in mind the foolishness of its political leaders. The passage of the carbon tax through the House of Representatives underscores his … Continue reading

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The Case Against the Carbon Tax

I have a piece in the Australian Financial Review on solar and carbon emission reduction measures. It balances the article on Monday by Connie Hedegaard the EU Commissioner for Climate Action (these people are so close to Greenpeace they are … Continue reading

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Black hole in government’s carbon tax compensation plan

In The Australian Friday 8 July 2011: The government’s claim that it will provide permanent compensation to 70 per cent of households for its carbon tax is based on a false premise: that the Australian government will receive the revenues … Continue reading

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Black hole in government's carbon tax compensation plan

In The Australian Friday 8 July 2011: The government’s claim that it will provide permanent compensation to 70 per cent of households for its carbon tax is based on a false premise: that the Australian government will receive the revenues … Continue reading

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