Laura Eadie | Why is A Carbon Tax Like the Tour de France


Labor is finally ready to take the training wheels off Australia’s low carbon economy. But will the new Clean Energy Plan go the distance to 2050?

While Labor shifts gear from quick political fixes like subsidising green cars and rooftop solar to a sophisticated carbon policy framework, Australia is still a long way behind countries like the UK, Korea, and China.

Laura writes that it’s better to stick in the peloton if you’re racing for the General Classification.

Read Laura’s article on why we need an independent coach to “keep us focused and honest about how carbon-fit we really are”.

Originally published at ABC Environment.

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