Garnaut takes a cautious path

PROFESSOR Ross Garnaut has recommended the Australian government set a starting price on carbon of between $20 and $30 a tonne while acknowledging the role natural gas had in meeting climate change policy objectives.

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In his address to the National Press Club yesterday, Garnaut said the price, which is in line with industry and analyst forecasts, should then rise by 4% a year above inflation until a floating price

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