Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Australian Greens support BHP chief’s carbon price statement

Senator Brown said the businessman’s remarks legitimised the federal government’s promised climate change committee of MPs and experts that will work towards pricing carbon.

Greens welcome Kloppers’ remarks   Business Spectator,   16 Sep 2010 BHP Billiton Ltd chief executive Marius Kloppers’ support for a carbon price is music to the ears of Australian Greens leader Bob Brown.

Mr Kloppers told the Australian British Chamber of Commerce in Sydney that a carbon tax was inevitable and Australia should get on the front foot.

Senator Brown said the businessman’s remarks legitimised the federal government’s promised climate change committee of MPs and experts that will work towards pricing carbon.

……..Senator Brown said the business community wanted the certainty of a carbon price.

The Greens would be “strongly guided” by the committee’s recommendations, he added. Greens welcome Kloppers’ remarks | News | Business Spectator

September 16, 2010 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, energy, politics | , , , , , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: