The “global warming” enviro-head, author of The Weather Makers, and (shamefully) Australian of the Year in 2007, is making nonsensical apocalyptic predictions about how climate change is heading for a global catastrophe in as little as 10 years.
Dr Flannery told an international carbon market conference on the Gold Coast yesterday that emissions trading schemes alone could not save the planet in time.
Telling a carbon market conference that an ETS can’t save the planet? So the message would be something like: the world’s going to hell in a handbasket, an ETS won’t help, but hey, you carbon traders can still cash in on Armageddon (before we all get sautéed, that is) … sweet.
Dr Flannery said the catastrophe could be a large-scale methane release which would cook the planet or [cause] major ice sheet destabilisation.
All qualified by the words “could be“, of course. I suppose he’s talking about a methane release caused by the out-of-control global warming that’s happened since 2001? No, wait, hang on…
Read it here.