What is a carbon tax for?

April 2011
Australian Nursing Journal;Apr2011, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p6
The article discusses a decision which the Australian government made to introduce of a carbon tax to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and Australia’s contribution to climate change. In the article the author offers her opinions on the tax and its impact and on the obligation that the Australian government has to support the development and implementation of viable renewable energy technologies.


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