Big news from Down Under

Australia's Senate has approved a controversial law on pollution, after years of bitter political wrangling. The Clean Energy Act will force the country's 500 worst-polluting companies to pay a tax on their carbon emissions from 1 July next year.

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In other news today, the sky fell in. The economy imploded. We went back to the dark ages. A new era of UN-controlled government was ushered in.

-- That's funny. I didn't notice. -- jh

By Vince Whirlwind (not verified) on 08 Nov 2011 #permalink