CSIRO-AECOM research (Australian Energy Market Commission) shows the impact on households is likely to be smaller than anticipated – the carbon pollution price adding perhaps 0.6 per cent to inflation in 2012-13 – reports Monique Decortis of the Victorian Climate Action Calendar. She advises:
For A Balanced View
To check out the impact of the carbon price on typical household spending, look at the clever calculator developed by Choice, The Climate Institute, CSIRO and AECOM.
For More Info
For more on the projected cost of the carbon price on electricity bills across Australia, you can check out the Climate Institute’s analysis (pdf).
For Even Greater Detail
Visit the Australian Energy Market Commission’s website and read their report on electricity price impacts out to 2014/15.
Enjoy the read!