Most Australians against carbon tax: poll

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Nearly three-quarters of those polled believe it would leave them financially worse off and deliver little or no benefit for the environment.

by Staff
June 5, 2011

SYDNEY (AFP) – Most Australians oppose a tax on the carbon emissions blamed for global warming and want Prime Minister Julia Gillard to call an early election over the issue, according to a poll released on Monday.
The findings were published a day after thousands of people rallied around the nation in support of the controversial plan, which is the subject of intense debate in Australia.


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