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PM says Libs direct action cost to reduce emissions is $3.5billion "and it works"

April 18, 2019. The Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking to the media in Sassafras in northern Tasmania. Mr Morrison is asked about the Liberal's twenty six percent emissions reduction target. He says the cost is $3.5 billion and was estimated to cost in GDP terms by 0.6 percent. Mr Morrison says those figures were based on policies that the government is no longer "proceeding with"."It is not our policy to have an economy wide carbon price. It is our policy through the $3.5billion climate solutions fund..to have a reverse auction where we purchase the abatement," Mr Morrison says. (AAP Video/Alex Murray)
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