Parsing Pollution

We’ve probably all had that uncanny experience, while roaming and pillaging through this over-stuffed media landscape, of reading an article, essay, opinion piece which expresses almost exactly what we have to say on that subject. A satisfying frisson of solidarity sparks those lonely synpases.

Such a moment happened to me recently with a column by Jessica Irvine (in SMH), which described simply and clearly how the proposed carbon, or more accurately pollution, tax will work and why it should:

‘Weasel words polluting clarity of scheme’ – by Jessica Irvine (SMH)

More power to her pen & keyboard – one of a handful of local ‘economics’ writers worthy of following.

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