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Australian councils told to cut emissions rather than spend millions on overseas carbon offsets | Carbon offsetting | The Guardian

Critics say millions of dollars are being spent by local governments on offsetting when it should be the last resort — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/jan/24/australia-councils-sydney-melbourne-brisbane-buy-overseas-emissions-offsets Even MalcolmTurnbull says only result from carbon trading will be merchants bankers even richer.

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How will carbon markets help the Paris climate agreement?

Before stampede to buy shonky offshore credits, how about finding out what happened to taxpayer $100M gift, by John Howard, to Indonesia? How’s it been accounted for, where did it go and did it do any good? Could this Free … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt – why we need carbon tax

“Ultimately it is by harnessing the natural economic forces which drive society that the pollution tax offers us an opportunity to exert greater control over our environment.” Greg Hunt. In 1990 Greg Hunt co-authored a university thesis entitled A Tax to Make … Continue reading

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