Liberal Senator threatens to vote against ETS
Senator McGauran, who defected from the Nationals in 2006, said he would not vote for an ETS before the international community reached an agreement on targets to cut emissions.
Countries are due to decide targets at a United Nations meeting in Copenhagen in December.
Senator McGauran said he'd vote against any ETS bill that came before the parliament before a global agreement was finalised.
"There is no amount of compromise that would convince me otherwise," he said.
"Once an international agreement is signed and active, a coalition amended ETS can be taken off the top-shelf and implemented in Australia."
And we know how much chance there is of that…
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