Friday, April 1, 2011

Price on Carbon revealed...April Fools Day or just another day for the Labor Government?

 According to The Australian
"AUSTRALIANS would face an $863 hike in annual household costs when a price is put on carbon pollution, new Treasury modelling predicts.Advice to Treasurer Wayne Swan reveals a $30 a tonne carbon price would lift household costs by $16.60 a week, before any compensation is offered".

Personally I would rather save $16.60 a week and invest in my own power supply such as a solar array...but clearly taking my money from me forcibly and doing the same thing but giving the benefits to other people is a better option...


Don't get me wrong, I want to stop pollution and I acknowledge that everything we do releases it, but I believe there is a better solution available than to tax everyday people (to recover from the unnecessary ZOMG GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS!! spending spree)



8 comments:

  1. ill just hope that its april fools!

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  2. I don't believe in Global Warming really.

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  3. O sure let just spend some more that will fix it.

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  4. Complex issues man. I'll be like Lincoln. "Better to remain quiet and be thought a fool, than speak out and remove all doubt."

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  5. In my country there are several taxes placed on fuel so it is very expensive. Am I not the only who thinks that the many of the taxes are just a form of stealing?

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  6. ah the price of carbon neutrality...

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