Posted by: Grant | November 8, 2011

AUS Minerals Council Junks Carbon Tax Treasury Modelling

THE AUSTRALIAN
Patchy global action ‘turns carbon modelling on head’
by: Brendan Nicholson
From:The Australian
November 07, 201112:00AM
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/patchy-global-action-turns-carbon-modelling-on-head/story-fn59niix-1226187146578

“THE carbon tax will have a vastly bigger impact on productivity, wages and the cost of living than “highly optimistic” Treasury calculations indicate, claims the Minerals Council of Australia…. “

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Minerals Council of Australia  News 
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CARBON PRICING SCHEME http://www.minerals.org.au/news/the_economic_impact_of_the_carbon_pricing_scheme/
PDF herehttp://www.minerals.org.au/file_upload/files/reports/CIE_modelling.pdf

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