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Bob Brown will back Labor or Liberal Climate Bills

Asked if he would block a climate change package without a price on carbon, Senator Brown said: “Goodness, no. We’re advocating renewable energy. “We’re advocating energy efficiency and we’ll negotiate. “We’re in there for better outcomes. But it will be remiss of both Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott if they don’t get a carbon price.”

Brown promises climate backing,  Sid Maher, Patricia Karvelas  The Australian  July 21, 2010

BOB Brown .. said he would pass climate bills from both parties even if they had no price on carbon.

The Greens leader, campaigning in Adelaide yesterday, also intensified his attack on the mining industry, saying his party wanted uranium mining at the South Australian behemoth Roxby Downs stopped.

He said he would negotiate changes to the $6 billion infrastructure fund that is part of Labor’s mining tax to divert funds away from mining infrastructure to high-speed rail, public transport, hospitals and schools……..

Asked if he would block a climate change package without a price on carbon, Senator Brown said: “Goodness, no. We’re advocating renewable energy. “We’re advocating energy efficiency and we’ll negotiate. “We’re in there for better outcomes. But it will be remiss of both Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott if they don’t get a carbon price.”

Speaking on Adelaide radio, Senator Brown said uranium should not be mined at Roxby Downs because it was going to Russia, which had given nuclear technology to Iran, and to China, which had rockets with nuclear warheads capable of reaching Adelaide…… Brown promises climate backing | The Australian

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