Australia repeals controversial carbon tax (13)

The Jakarta Post 2014.07.17 06:47
Kristen Gelineau, The Associated Press, Sydney Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian dollar ($22.60) tax per metric ton of carbon dioxide that was introduced by the center-left
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