I wonder if these two paragraphs (and another similar one, further down in the article) cross the line over into opinion. Maybe instead of being stated directly, they could be attributed to a group making such arguments?
-- Diane Farsetta 11:44, 24 October 2008 (EDT)
- There is a need to ensure that genuinely trade-exposed industries are not disadvantaged in the world markets after the introduction of the carbon pollution reduction scheme. However, a border tax adjustment is a better way to do this than for the government to hand out free permits, which sends the message that big business is exempt from emissions reduction measures and will not be held responsible for the pollution they create.
- In fact, aluminum smelters can easily be powered by renewable sources instead of coal. Alcoa Australia could lead the way in the introduction of this practice in Australia.