Australia slams the door on carbon pricing

Published 06:21 on December 9, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:54 on December 9, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Chances that Australia will introduce a carbon trading scheme for electricity generators this side of 2020 appeared slim to none on Friday after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated his opposition to the idea while a proposal from the South Australia premier to launch a state-based scheme failed to gain traction.

Chances that Australia will introduce a carbon trading scheme for electricity generators this side of 2020 appeared slim to none on Friday after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated his opposition to the idea while a proposal from the South Australia premier to launch a state-based scheme failed to gain traction.

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