What happened to ‘Mister 43 per cent?’
It was only last week that Labor’s Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen was out shouting at the peasants, insisting they’d have to live with a 43 per cent axe-wound to Australia’s economy in the interest of ‘planet-saving’ reductions to carbon emissions.
This is not a vague desire or thought-bubble, it’s a legislated minimum reduction figure with a nasty bit of legal scaffolding.
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