Tag: Global warming

Mining & Resources

Carbon tax repeal: What the industry is saying

Last week, the Australian government made one of its boldest moves in recent memory by abolishing the country's controversial carbon tax. Following through on one of Tony Abbott's main policies in his push for the prime ministerial office last year, the Senate voted 39 to 32 to end the tax, which had come into effect…

24 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Fracking ‘the best green option of this decade’

Fracking could be one of the best green options of the decade, one industry commentator has argued. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, wrote in an article for USA Today that fracking has led to a "dramatic transition" to natural gas. This shift is important for environmentalists…

4 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights