[LINK] Carbon Tax

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Thu Feb 24 15:56:59 AEDT 2011

stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:

> HOW would the Carbon Tax monies be spent? If it's just to discourage
usage, then bugger-off.

Sorry, isn't this the exact purpose of a carbon tax?  It's not a general
purpose do-good plan but specifically aims to reduce CO2 production.
>From an environmental point of view, the level of the tax should be what
- ie whatever - is required to produce a carbon neutral world economy.

In the meantime, a lot of electricity suppliers appear to have put up
their prices - as if they were already paying carbon tax.  Not sure how
they achieved that, but it seems to regularly follow electricity

- Jim


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