… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 7

“There is also a strong consensus that even if some of the Liberal’s [sic] constituents do respond negatively, a pollution tax does need to be introduced to properly serve the public interest.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

 

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 6

“The pollution tax is, we would argue, an integral part of any revision of our current legislative armoury.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 5

“The pollution tax … offers a legal response which will decrease levels of intractable waste.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 4

“We propose that market based incentives and disincentives should form the basis of our legal strategy for decreasing industrial waste.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 3

“The current legal regime for controlling industrial waste should be replaced by one based on ‘pollution taxes’ or ‘emission charges’.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

 

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 2

“Underlying any analysis of an appropriate response to controlling pollution is a philosophical choice as to which party should ultimately bear responsibility for the costs of waste minimization. It will be our contention throughout the paper that … the market system is a preferable regime, as it better ensures that the polluter bears full responsibility for the cost of his or her conduct.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990.

… ABOUT CARBON PRICING: NO. 1

“It is perhaps time to consider the introduction of pollution taxes.”

A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay: The Application of Pollution Taxes within the Australian Legal System – Research paper by Greg Hunt and Rufus Black, 1990