7 Unexpected People Who Supported Australia's Carbon Price
"Why not do it as a simple tax?"
The Federal Government was on track to embrace an Emissions Trading Scheme by July 2015.
The 2013 election of LNP leader Tony Abbott on an anti-carbon tax/ETS platform doomed the tax.
This may leave you thinking no-one is for the carbon tax or emissions trading... but that's not so!
In 1990, Australia's current Environment Minister Greg Hunt loved carbon pricing so much he wrote his thesis on it!
Then there's former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, who in 2007 committed the Coalition to an Emissions Trading Scheme.
Oh wait... that's Opposition Leader Tony Abbott in 2009.
Then there's New Zealand's current conservative Prime Minister John Key holding a kitten.
And the US state of California with former Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
What's this? Masterchef Australia judge Gary Mehigan is a fan on acting on climate change.
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