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GOXI's Blog – November 2011 Archive (4)

Australia passes landmark carbon price laws - Reuters

Reuters presents an analysis of the Australia's landmark carbon tax law. You can see the full article, together with links to related pieces at: http://reut.rs/suVs7t

(Reuters) - Australia passed landmark laws on Tuesday to impose a price on carbon emissions in one of the biggest economic reforms in a decade and injecting new…

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Added by GOXI on November 10, 2011 at 20:56 — No Comments

Australia's mining tax enters parliament, fate in doubt - Reuters

This report analyzes several dynamics that jeopardize the passage of Australia's new mining tax:

 

By Rob Taylor

Australia's government brought its new mining tax to parliament on Wednesday amid growing risks that the legislation will be blocked or get bogged down in a renewed debate over the hugely profitable mining industry. 

The minority government needs independent lawmakers to support the 30 percent tax…

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Added by GOXI on November 3, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Kimberley Process allows Zimbabwe to sell Marange diamonds - Voice of America

Zimbabwe has reached an agreement to sell diamonds mined from the country’s controversial Marange fields.

The World Diamond Council says the deal was…

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Added by GOXI on November 3, 2011 at 14:16 — No Comments

Obama joins pipeline fight - Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal reports on the White House's assumption of ownership of the decision on the controversial pipeline: http://on.wsj.com/shul38

 

 

Added by GOXI on November 3, 2011 at 14:10 — No Comments

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