Are the Greens really back-pedalling on carbon?

Whether or not reports of a carbon price rethink are true, both the Greens and Labor should be looking for a new carbon road map that won't decimate them, nor destroy Australia's reduction goals.

It's hard to know what to take from reports this morning that Labor and the Greens are seriously considering altering the terms of the carbon floor price that will operate when Clean Energy Future legislation switches from the sale of non-tradeable carbon permits, to a tradeable permit scheme in 2015.

At face value, reports in News Ltd and Fairfax papers suggest that Labor and the Greens have finally realised that voter dissatisfaction with the carbon tax leaves them, to use the most polite term possible, buggered.


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