Australia's Flirtation with a Carbon Tax – Paper Presentation, International Studies

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Australia's Flirtation with a Carbon Tax – Paper Presentation, International Studies

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Research Question

Sharova explains how and why the Australian government repealed the carbon tax just two years after it was implemented.

Significance

Her research centered on understanding and explaining how the climate change policy process worked in Australia, with a focus on the key stakeholders, specifically the role of the energy and mining sectors, as well as the role of environmental NGOs and climate change think tanks.

Methods Used

As a part of her research, she visited Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra, Australia in summer 2014 where she interviewed government officials, environmental NGOs, and energy sector representatives.

Publication Date

Summer 2014

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International and Area Studies

Australia's Flirtation with a Carbon Tax – Paper Presentation, International Studies

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