Xenophon won't back down on carbon trading

Tony Abbott’s plan to ‘scrap the tax’ has a big hole in it: Independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who's batting for a Frontier Economics-style carbon trading scheme over ‘clunky’ Direct Action.

A vote for Tony Abbott is a vote against carbon trading, right? Wrong.

As Senate numbers tighten (The huge price of Abbott's 'minority' government, August 31), it is becoming clearer that Abbott's plan to repeal the 'carbon tax' faces an unmovable roadblock.

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