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Australian news, and some related international items

The UNSW climate dividend proposal will be launched on Wednesday by the Member for Wentworth Kerryn Phelps.

Fresh thinking: the carbon tax that would leave households better off, The Conversation, Richard Holden, Professor of Economics and PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW, Rosalind Dixon, Professor of Law, UNSW, November 21, 2018   Today, as part of the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality, we release a study entitled A Climate Dividend for Australians that offers a practical solution to the twin problems of climate change and energy affordability.

It’s a serious, market-based approach to address climate change through a carbon tax, but it would also leave around three-quarters of Australians financially better off.

It is based on a carbon dividend plan formulated by the Washington-based Climate Leadership Council, which includes luminaries such as Larry Summers, George Schultz and James Baker. It is similar to a plan proposed by the US (and Australian) Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

How it would work……..https://theconversation.com/fresh-thinking-the-carbon-tax-that-would-leave-households-better-off-107177

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November 22, 2018 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. Reblogged this on jpratt27 and commented:
    Time to listen to the scientists on climate change

    Comment by John | November 22, 2018 | Reply


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