Power to the people, simply

by Richard Denniss in The Canberra Times
Originally published in The Canberra Times on December 11, 2010

Most people when they get back from a week at a tropical resort are usually inclined to want to lead a simpler life. For the planet’s sake, let’s hope the entourage getting back from the latest round of climate talks in Cancun are also in the mood for simplicity. What simpler way could there be to compensate householders from any increase in the electricity price associated with introducing a carbon tax than to simply exclude domestic electricity bills from the scheme?

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