31 Jul '11, 10am

British PM praises Australia's carbon plan

British PM praises Australia's carbon plan

British Prime Minister David Cameron (above) has written to Australian leader Julia Gillard in support of her planned tax on carbon to combat climate change, describing it as a 'bold step', a report said. -- PHOTO: AFP SYDNEY - BRITISH Prime Minister David Cameron has written to Australian leader Julia Gillard in support of her planned tax on carbon to combat climate change, describing it as a 'bold step', a report said. The Sun-Herald reported that the Conservative leader had told Ms Gillard the policy would 'add momentum to those, in both the developed and developing world, who are serious about dealing with this urgent threat'. 'I was delighted to hear of the ambitious package of climate change policy measures you announced on July 10 and wanted to congratulate you on taking this bold step,' he wrote, the paper said on Sunday. Ms Gillard's plan to impose a tax on the na...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

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