The ABC is reporting
Several leading Australian economists have signed an open letter calling for a price on carbon, saying it would provide essential and structural reform for the domestic economy.
The group includes Westpac’s chief economist, Bill Evans, the Grattan Institute’s Saul Eslake, Macquarie Bank’s chief economist, Richard Gibbs, and the former leader of the Liberal Party, John Hewson.
The letter was facilitated by the environmental group, WWF, and has been published in a News Limited paper this morning. [continues]