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Last week, Tony Abbott was elected Australian prime minister. But what's good news for Abbott could soon be bad news for Australia's environment.

14th September, 2013

Last week, Tony Abbott was elected Australian prime minister. But what's good news for Abbott could soon be bad news for Australia's environment. He has vowed to eliminate the country's carbon tax and other climate initiatives. Australia is one of the world's worst per-capita CO2 polluters and the tax had been credited with contributing to a recent drop in carbon dioxide emissions.

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