(SMH) Religious leaders Down Under back carbon tax

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Monks and rabbis have stood alongside Catholics and Anglicans in Canberra to show support for the federal government's plan to tackle climate change.

Leaders from the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) met Prime Minister Julia Gillard in support of the carbon tax today.

Anglican representative George Browning said the group wanted to assist politicians to create good legislation and the message to Ms Gillard was that the issue was a moral one.

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Posted June 2, 2011 at 7:48 am

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1. A Senior Priest wrote:

Lemmings posing as wise people. This kind of behavior will end in ridicule.

June 2, 10:16 am | [comment link]
2. Fr. J. wrote:

...another great ecumenical kumbaya moment.

June 2, 10:34 am | [comment link]
3. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:

I would be more inclined to at least listen to the idea of a carbon tax if a government (any government) could prove to me that the revenue from carbon tax would actually improve the environment. The simple fact remains that this is simply another revenue generating scheme like any tax.

June 2, 5:15 pm | [comment link]
4. NoVA Scout wrote:

I’m waiting to hear what the cake decorators’ guild has to say on the subject.

June 3, 5:54 am | [comment link]

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