Bravo Brendan Nelson

The outgoing member for Bradfield, Brendan Nelson, former Opposition leader, has used his farewell speech to warn the Coalition against voting for an ETS:

Debate is raging within the Coalition over whether it should consider voting for an amended emissions trading scheme by the end of the year.

Dr Nelson has told Parliament it should not vote for the scheme until next year.

“An emissions trading scheme in a country responsible for 1.4 per cent of global emissions – before knowing what the three major emitters will do – defies not only logic, it also violates Australia’s best interests,” he said.

Right on the money.

Read it here.

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