Quote of the Week, down under edition

Many Australians are celebrating the win of Tony Abbott and his coalition government as a vote by the populace against the much hated Carbon Tax ramrodded by former prime minister Julia Gillard. David Elder of Australia, commenting on this event at WUWT, condensed what many of us feel about global warming and environmentalism into a…

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Follow the money. It’s not a game to these folks. Climate change where you’d least expect it by Philippa Martyr at Quadrant Online In case you hadn’t realised the seriousness of the problem, I thought I’d share these budding projects with you. Names of grantees and institutions have been omitted to protect the innocent, but…

The Carbon Tax starts down under

On July 1st, the much hated Carbon Tax was implemented in Australia. Given that PM Gillard made a promise for no Carbon Tax on video at the beginning of her term in August 2010, then broke that promise, followed by a devil may care attitude, I can’t imagine anything that would enrage Australians as much…

Eco-rout down under: ‘A mini-van will have more seats than the Labour party in the new parliament.’

Australians come to their senses – March 24th will be remembered as the day they collectively said “we’re tired of this sh**” Commenter “truthseeker” writes in comments: ============================================================ Anthony, You may want to refer to Jo Nova’s latest post about the results of a state election down under. Now for all of you nice people…

Australia’s Carbon tax’s poisonous pill

Story submitted by Richard Abbott At the last Australian federal election the incumbent government lead by prime minister Julia Gillard’s Labor party stood with a “no carbon tax policy”. To form a minority Labor party government three elected independent members sided with Labor and to ensure upper house control of legislation change the Greens offered…