Labor's fatally compromised emissions trading scheme has now slipped into political oblivion but climate change has not.
Kevin Rudd is a coal-eating surrender monkey!
It is clear that we urgently need a price on carbon to provide incentives for people and industry to shift towards zero emissions energy sources.
Professor Ross Garnaut and many others now support the immediate introduction of a much simpler carbon levy which would supplement other initiatives and policies to reduce Australia's carbon emissions.
It is time for Kevin Rudd to implement a carbon levy now to give us the best chance of avoiding the looming consequences of dangerous climate change.
Rudd delays carbon scheme until 2012