Tag Archives: carbon tax

The $34m Question

US car giant Ford Motor will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years of making vehicles in the country. About 1,200 workers are expected to lose their jobs from the Broadmeadows and Geelong plants, in Victoria state. Ford said its Australian operations had lost A$600m ($580m; £385m) over […]

Putting your money where your mouth is

For those who live overseas, the Australian Prime Minister has recently unveiled a plan to introduce a carbon tax, after brokering an acceptable deal with independent and Green MPs. In this post, I want to look at a possibly interesting shift in opinion about the need for direct action on climate change, upon which the […]