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Carbon-tax plan angers Australians

Bid to improve country's environmental record by taxing polluting industries runs into stiff opposition.

    On a per-capita basis, Australians are among the world's worst polluters, and the government is trying to put a price on carbon.

    But the plan to improve the country's environmental record - by taxing polluting industries - is running into stiff opposition, with thousands turning out to protest against the move.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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