Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-07-13 (July 13, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his income depends on his not understanding it.” Upton Sinclair [H/t Gordon Fulks] ################################################### Number of the Week: 10…

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Australia's carbon tax – an expensive sop to the Greens?

Guest essay by Phillip Hutchings The main political news down-under this weekend is that Australia’s flawed Carbon Tax is going to morph into an emissions trading scheme in 2014, one year ahead of schedule. That’s not surprising, as data is emerging from the one year old Carbon Tax scheme which makes it look more and…