“You B*stards Sacked Me”: When the climate sceptics arrived

The Sydney Morning Herald traces the politicisation of climate change in Australia to the day Tony Abbott fired climate advisor Tim Flannery from his $180K / year part time job. But they are ignoring Flannery’s track record of spectacular failures.

Australian Elections Bring Climate Common Sense

WUWT reader “Conrad” submits this story: The new Government is reversing alarmist climate policy and law. The Australian Federal elections of September 7, 2013 saw the left-wing Green/Labor party coalition ejected from control of the Government in favor of a center-right National/Liberal party coalition.  One of the immediate consequences:  Federal cabinet has ruled that Australia…

Newsbytes: climate programs now a political target

From Dr. Benny Peiser and the GWPF Australian Government Axes Climate Programmes MPs Call For Review Of Britain’s Climate Change Act Public servants are drawing up plans to collapse 33 climate change schemes run by seven departments and eight agencies into just three bodies run by two departments under a substantial rewrite of the administration…

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…