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Carbon tax hurts, say ailing firmsTHE carbon tax is contributing to a record number of firms going to the wall with thousands of employees being laid off and companies forced to close factories that have stood for generations.
Rising energy bills caused by the Government's climate change scheme have been called the ``straw that broke the camel's back'' by company executives and corporate rescue doctors who are trying to save ailing firms.
New data from the corporate regulator reveals insolvencies have hit a record high over the past 12 months, led by widespread failures in manufacturing and construction, which accounted for almost one-fifth of collapses.
Our policy will cost $3.2 billion over 4 years, while the ETS costs $40.6 billion over the first four years. (link)As the man-made catastrophic global warming (CAGW) hypothesis has been falsified (link and link), at the next election the party to vote for is the NO CARBON TAX Climate Sceptics (NCTCS).