Finding it a little nippy outside today? Don’t even worry about it, you guys, because Tony Abbott’s just stepped in to make sure the planet’ll keep getting warmer.
In a move welcomed by polar bear-haters, Gina Rinehart and rich industrial plants everywhere, Tones has scrapped the Carbon Tax.
The bill passed with 39 ayes to 32 noes. There was initial uncertainty about the Palmer United Party’s senators’ position on the repeal, however it went through after three Palmer United senators voted in support.
Only Labor and the Greens opposed the repeal.
And, with that, Australia doesn’t have a Carbon Tax.
Because who really cares about the environment/our children/our children’s children, amirite?