Wong talks but won't negotiate
Climate Change Minister Penny Wong says some critics would prefer no scheme at all if they cannot have their way. [Dead right - Ed]
"What they are actually doing is locking in continued emissions growth," she told ABC Radio.
The government was being "highly consultative", having met already with the Australian Greens and independent senators.
"So we are serious about engaging with the Senate about this issue," Senator Wong said, adding the government was not at the point of negotiating legislation.
i.e. talk to the hand, 'cos the face ain't listenin'.
Read it here.