ACM editor Simon has an article in The Spectator Australia today. It considers the use of the term “denial” as a blunt instrument to silence dissent in the climate debate. It is available in the shops here in Australia today, Friday,… Read More ›
Archive for September 2011
Al Gore claims that “global warming” is causing more extreme weather events, because his investments will go south if he fails to keep up the fear. Note the irony that he was speaking at a “low-carbon investment conference”. You really… Read More ›
A welcome return for the Round-up – as always a great read!
Trying desperately to justify a pointless tax that nobody wants, Greg Combet plumbs new depths: “Tariffs were iconic, and even now they instantly reappear in debate as policy responses to contemporary economic pressures. “But John Button’s reforms made Australia stronger.”… Read More ›
Don’t forget, Ian Chubb is Australia’s Chief Scientist, but he appears to have obtained his understanding of climate from the back of a cornflake packet (or a WWF campaign leaflet, otherwise known as the IPCC’s 4th Assessment Report), given some… Read More ›
In yesterday’s post, “Who will Julia alienate next?“, I should have included Labor voters in the list of past examples, since her alliance with the Greens after the election betrayed her mainly centre-Left base to a bunch of extreme environmental… Read More ›
We have always suspected the Treasury modelling of the impact of the carbon price was a crock, and now we have been proved substantially right, with the Treasuring admitting as much. Not only that, but a “finding” that carbon pricing… Read More ›