Australia's carbon scheme delayed to 2011

The delay has been implemented to manage the impact of the recession, the government said. Penny Wong, Australia's minister for climate change and water, says the revisions have been made in response to demands from the Australian business community. "We have listened to calls from the business community for a later, more gradual start to the CPRS and additional assistance to help manage the impacts of the global recession," she said in a statement. "Together this package of measures strengthens