Rudd’s “greatest moral challenge of our generation” delayed until 2013 April 27, 2010Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
Tags: Australian Politics, climate change, CPRS, global warming, kevin rudd
PM delays scheme to cut carbon pollution
SMH, April 27, 2010
The federal opposition says Labor’s thwarted emissions trading scheme has become an inconvenience for Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
The decision, which will save the government $2.5 billion, flies in the face of Mr Rudd’s commitment to address climate change, an issue he has described as “the greatest moral challenge of our generation”.
“Now it is an inconvenience for him,” opposition climate action spokesman Greg Hunt told ABC Radio.
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