The carbon tax

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Delta2 23, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    The details for the carbon tax are coming out on Sunday.

    I hope things won't be mucked up too much by it.

    Thoughts? Is it necessary?
     
  2. ByeByeBlackBird

    ByeByeBlackBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do not like.
     
  3. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Another knife in the back of the economy. It will not reduce pollution but create a revenue stream for the powers that be. It is a pigovian tax.
     
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Like so many things in life, it depends on the details.
     
  5. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Apparently 500 companies are going to cop the tax, but at least they've cut fuel out... [​IMG]
     
  6. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually like the idea¬Ö
     
  7. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Australia, right?

    I won't go into a long rant. I'll just say I'm against any form of carbon or GHG tax, ANYWHERE. It's like applying a machine gun to an already damaged economy.
     
  8. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a good concept but like everything else that starts off good it will end up just costing the common man and putting extra dollars up higher. Trickle up economics as usual.
     
  9. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Baaaaaaaaad idea. Really bad idea......................
     
  10. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Canada is consedering (or was) a carbon Tax. It depends on the detail.
     

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