Don't-fly case 'idiotic'

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Don't-fly case 'idiotic' - National - theage.com.au

ARGUMENTS against travelling overseas or buying foreign food because of the carbon footprint are "idiotic" and not the way to tackle climate change, says New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

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Hear, hear.

To all climate change (t)errorists: Please retreat into caves - no carbon footprints at all then. ;)
 
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Carbon tax would kill aviation industry: Labor

Carbon tax would kill aviation industry: Labor | Aviation | The Australian

LABOR'S shadow transport spokesman has attacked a proposal for a carbon tax on Australia's domestic airlines, saying it fails the cost-benefit analysis.

Martin Ferguson told parliament that a call by think tank The Australia Institute for a $30 carbon tax on domestic flights and an end to the promotion of the aviation industry was "brazen in its simplicity".

Mr Ferguson said civil aviation accounted for 0.9 per cent of Australia's greenhouse emissions and was vital in a country as vast as Australia.

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