Senate debates

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Questions without Notice

Carbon Pricing

2:43 pm

Photo of Penny WongPenny Wong (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Finance and Deregulation) Share this | Hansard source

As I was saying, Senator Cormann has previously described an emissions trading scheme as 'a positive and sensible approach to addressing global warming'. I assume the reason he supported it at the time was that, as we know, putting a price on pollution is the most economically efficient way to ensure we reduce our pollution and shift to a lower carbon economy.

Honourable senators interjecting—


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