Archive for the Carbon Tax Category


Where do I find useful information about the carbon tax?

The carbon tax.  What is it?  How do I find out what’s going on; how it affects me? Well, I came across a website that appears to be pretty good.  One that claims to be non-governmental and just there to provide information.  And, also to provide a forum; a place where people can share their […]

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Richard Branson and the carbon tax?

What does Richard Branson have to do with the carbon tax in Australia? Well, first of all, he may be one of the few paying it.  You see, Virgin airlines may be on the “top 500 polluters” list and therefore may be subject to the tax. But, as usual, Richard Branson is preparing.  He’s ahead […]

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Clean Energy: The next gold rush?

Let’s do a thought experiment.  Let’s say Australia became the leader in clean energy technology.  The go-to country.  The place where all the world goes to buy their clean energy machines and technology. Would that be cool? Would it be profitable? Would it create jobs? Would it generate serious wealth for the nation? I reckon […]

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Carbon tax: Government role?

What role should the government play in the carbon tax? Should the government be building wind turbines?  Should they be building tidal surge machines?  Should they be developing new filters to mitigate the carbon pollution from car exhausts and smokestacks? On second thought, maybe they shouldn’t. How come? Have you ever visited a government agency? […]

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Carbon tax: Get the white elephant out of room!

This is a continuation of the article, ” Carbon tax:  Three Choices.” So, I’ve concluded a carbon tax is – in my opinion – appropriate.  And, that’s the easy part.  The hard part is determining how to invest the tax money collected.  Where does the money go? Under the current carbon tax proposal, the government […]

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