Glenn Milne, Canberra: The Advertiser | July 06, 2008
KEVIN Rudd wants all Australians to pay more for power and petrol to help save the planet – except himself.
The Prime Minister has revealed he will continue to allow taxpayers to pick up his power and petrol bills, despite saying everyone must share the pain of increased costs to help stop climate change.
The Government is set to introduce a national Emissions Trading System by 2010 in the wake of the Garnaut Report released on Friday.
Energy bills and the cost of fuel will sharply increase under the system.…