After putting my 4 month year old son to bed on Saturday night, my head hits the pillow. I’m fast asleep. I sleep deeply, albeit highly attuned to any cries or screams from down the hall way, as is the way with life in my house these days. I awake. July 1st. Something has changed… […]
Tag: price on carbon
Professor Chuluun Togtokh raises a very valid point – the UN Development Index does not take ecological impact into account. Should it?
8 November 2011 will go down as a historic day for Australia. Historic, because it was the day that Australia took the first step to reduce our carbon emissions and put a price on pollution.
The passage of the Clean Energy Future legislation in Parliament today is a positive first step in catching up to other nations on tackling climate change.
Oxfam were very kindly invited by one of our newest Rockingham Group member, Minister Gary Gray, to a meeting with Minister Simon Crean on climate change and the carbon tax.
Oxfam supporters gathered recently around Fremantle MHR Melissa Parke to show their support for a price on carbon, handing over 1845 post cards signed by the community calling for greater action on climate change.
WA has been out in force, campaigning for a price on carbon!
Everywhere you go, climate change and the Government’s proposal to put a price on carbon pollution is being talked about, however the conversation in Australia is laced with myths. Oxfam Executive Director Andrew Hewett busts a few of these myths.
The Government have allowed a small window for community input into the Carbon Price legislative process, and we’ve put together a quick how-to on how to make your own submission.
Since the government announced its plans to put a price on pollution it’s been hot a topic of discussion. Lots of people have an opinion – with some being more based on fact than others – and everyone has questions. Here’s a brief overview of the core elements and what Oxfam thinks of it.