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Australian voters oppose Iraq war; and two-thirds say both US and Australia should set emission targets for greenhouse gases

Posted by gmarkets on 17 October, 2007

According to the acting chief executive of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Alan Dupont, US President George Bush has a serious image problem in Australia, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (3/10/2007, p. 13).

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Policy must control food and price increases: von Braun warns subsidies for agriculture and biofuel will push up price of grains and feedstock

Posted by gmarkets on 19 September, 2007

Growth in biofuels could significantly push up food and grain prices, Dr von Braun, director-general of the International Food Policy Research Institute told the The Canberra Times(15/08/07, p. 15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Westpac prepares for trading: markets carbon trades to land holders

Posted by gmarkets on 19 September, 2007

Westpac’s head of Regional and Agribusiness Banking, Graham Jennings, said the index results showed some farmers were concerned about the cost and land management implications of carbon trading, reported Queensland Country Life (31/8/2007, p.23).

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