Great Barrier Reef Experts Blast Federal Coalition Plans to Axe Carbon Tax
Author: Peter Michael
Source: Herald Sun
July 9, 2012
"Professor Terry Hughes, convener of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium in Cairns today, said coral scientists welcomed the Federal Government's new tax on carbon pollution.
"There is no scientific support for Australia going backwards in trying to control the carbon footprint," said Professor Hughes, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.
Scientists warn against the limited shelf life of coal exports and the Queensland mining boom."
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