09 Nov '11, 10pm

Climate Bill Now Law in Australia

Climate Bill Now Law in Australia

The world’s largest coal exporter and per capita emitter of greenhouse gases has just joined the EU, New Zealand, California and the the RGGI states in passing into law legislation that puts a price on carbon emissions. Australian prime ministers have been toppled for a decade in attempting the feat that current Prime Minister Gillard has just barely managed, overcoming the sort of fossil industry stonewalling that has choked sensible climate policy in the US since Al Gore first attempted a BTU tax in 1993.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/09/climate-bill-now-law-...

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