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Departing Swan takes aim at Coalition "right wing thugs" over carbon price

Departing Swan takes aim at Coalition “right wing thugs” over carbon price

Retiring Labor stalwart Wayne Swan cites losing carbon price debate to “vicious” Abbott-led scare campaign as major regret.

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Swan dive on climate as study warns of disappearing pensions

Swan dive on climate as study warns of disappearing pensions

Treasurer Wayne Swan addresses Australia’s biggest economic challenges and opportunities, and climate change barely gets a mention. Clean energy none at all. Meanwhile, a landmark report in the UK warns that the world’s pension schemes could be wiped out if politicians and actuaries continue to ignore climate and resource constraints.