[LINK] Carbon Tax

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Feb 25 15:14:13 AEDT 2011

Compensation will be counterproductive.

Reducing emissions through providing energy from alternative
sources - solar, wind, gas
Better designed buildings - insulation, good ventilation
and shade - reduce heating and cooling requirements
Expand <http://www.basix.nsw.gov.au>

Subsidise Retrofit energy generation:
Karl Auer wrote:
> My last electricity bill was well over $200 in credit, thanks to 12x140W
> solar panels on my garage. Unsubsidised, too. Along with solar hot
> water, we don't use that much leccy.

Better design of transport - discourage private car use -
better land use (don't expand cities)
Stuff along the lines of <http://www.fridgebuyback.com.au/>


Michael Skeggs mike at bystander.net wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 02:01:52 PM stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
>>> Does anybody know *exactly* HOW any new Carbon Tax would be spent?
>> It will probably go into general revenue.
> "As with the Rudd government's emissions trading scheme, the parties
> have promised all money raised from selling greenhouse pollution
> permits will be returned through household or business compensation or
> other programs to reduce emissions."
> http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/green-light-for-tax-on-carbon-20110224-1b75j.html
> Regards,
> Michael Skeggs
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