CLIMATE SPECTATOR: Abbott's furnace for carbon tax facts

Tony Abbott has erroneously blamed Norsk Hydro’s decision to close the Kurri Kurri aluminium smelter on the carbon tax. It is a deceptive spiel that must be corrected.

Climate Spectator

The first "victims of the carbon tax” are in, according to Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, and they come in the form of workers at Hydro’s Kurri Kurri aluminium smelter in the Hunter Valley, which appears set to close.

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