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Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax
Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax

Australia axed a divisive carbon tax after years of vexed political debate, handing the government a key victory after it went to the polls last year vowing the levy would go.

Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax
Australia to ditch pollution levy by 2014
Australia to ditch pollution levy by 2014

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Tuesday announced the country's divisive fixed-price carbon tax will be scrapped a year ahead of schedule in favour of a market-driven emissions trading scheme.

Australia to ditch pollution levy by 2014
China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report
China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report

China will not pay for CO2 emissions by its airlines on flights within Europe, a top civil aviation official reportedly said after the European Commission warned eight Chinese firms face fines for nonpayment.

China 'will not accept' carbon tax on EU flights: report
Cool reception for Australia's climate tax: poll
Cool reception for Australia's climate tax: poll

Australia's new carbon tax received a cool reception in a poll Monday, showing Prime Minister Julia Gillard's mechanism to tackle climate change is unpopular and her government on track to lose office.

Cool reception for Australia's climate tax: poll
Carbon tax row may spark trade war: Airbus boss
Carbon tax row may spark trade war: Airbus boss

A widening split in the global aviation industry over an unpopular European carbon tax may trigger a trade war.

Carbon tax row may spark trade war: Airbus boss
Air Astana against EU carbon charges
Air Astana against EU carbon charges

The European Union has imposed a charge on carbon emissions from January 1.

Air Astana against EU carbon charges

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