Just in case anyone other than the Murdoch press thinks that Australia is “going it alone” with the “world’s biggest carbon tax“, these are the OECD’s figures on the average effective tax rate on carbon dioxide in its member countries:

 

Based on "Taxing Energy Use – A Graphical Analysis" OECD, 2013

Based on “Taxing Energy Use – A Graphical Analysis” OECD, 2013