Australian Financial Review clippings

The Fin is, as far as I can see, the only paper giving detailed serious coverage on the negotiations/bun-fights around the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee.

Here’s snippets from Marcus Priest’s story in today’s paper
Crossbench push for solar

The Greens and key NSW independents have backed a push for a new national scheme to support the solar industry, amid criticism of the Productivity Commission’s findings about the expense of solar panels….

Bob Brown rejected a report that the government and Greens were close to a deal “We have very real hurdles in the negotiation process.” The AFR says “It is understood a deal is not expected for at least a fortnight….

A report by consultants Connection Research and financial analysts SuperRatings has found that most ASX100 companies would comfortably be able to absorb a $20 carbon tax, even without compensation.

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One Comment to “Australian Financial Review clippings”

  1. ….The Greens and key NSW independents . These guys would have to be the most unrepresentative bunch of misfits we have seen in federal/state/local politics for a long long time. The Federal senate will alienate even more voters than before. Lea Riannon will just be a free hit for Tony Abbott that just keeps on giving and giving and giving. Gillard must be tearing her hair out. Did I kill a Chinaman or what….

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