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  • 24 Aug 2017 10:55

    Should war require parliamentary approval?

    So long as bipartisanship on foreign and defence policy overrules argument and debate, any effort to give parliament a say on war will be pointless.

  • 24 Aug 2017 08:20

    Collision at sea

    The US Navy’s mastery of engineering has long been a strength for the navy, but the requirement for all its line officers to spend time as platform engineers at sea may be at the expense of seamanship and navigation.

  • 23 Aug 2017 17:38

    China, America and the Thucydides Trap: An interview with Graham Allison

    Harvard University scholar Graham Allison talks about his new book on US-China relations.

Interview with Professor Warwick McKibbin on Australia's carbon tax

Lowy Institute Professorial Fellow and ANU Professor Warwick McKibbin discusses Australia's new carbon tax. Professor McKibbin criticises the value of the tax to Australia and its role in reducing carbon emissions worldwide. Key Topics include:

Main problems with Australia's carbon pricing system 00:12
Fiscal policy 4:00
Carbon pricing systems and their impact on the global economy 4:35
A global carbon tax? 6:02
Will the opposition override the carbon tax? 7:07
US perception 8:15
How could it have been done differently? 9:09
Sensible climate change policy 9:57

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