The man tipped to lead a federal review of the $5trn financial services industry says the climate problem is ‘severely overstated’.
Tony Abbott says link between climate change and bush-fires “complete hogwash”, but Alan Jones finds direct link between bush-fires and compulsory voting.
New Labor leader Bill Shorten’s support for carbon pricing is actually a deft assault on Tony Abbott’s weak spot, his hard right flank. International pressure for market-based climate solutions is mounting, and Australia’s credibility hangs in the balance.
Tony Abbott faces a near impossible task tailoring Direct Action to meet current and future emission reduction targets. The CEFC could deliver abatement at negative cost to the government, and help solve its problems about what to do with ageing coal assets.
Climate Change Authority to continue work, but Coalition does not want it to undertake RET review. Meanwhile, Flannery is back with Climate Council.
The Upper Middle Bogan Party sworn in on a full moon; Bintang Army deployed to stop the boats; Green Army deployed to stop the science. Plus, the rephrasing of Australia’s energy sources; how to blow a carbon bubble; and why Tony Abbott will try and nail jelly to a tree.
Abbott swoops on climate programs, shuffles heads of department; Hunt takes control of RET; Macfarlane gets ARENA, nuclear energy and thorium.
Another close advisor to Tony Abbott hits out at “climate change” propaganda and “vested” interests of CSIRO and BoM. Could a science minister respond?
John Howard to address climate skeptic think tank, The Australian publishes another climate beat-up; and Greg Hunt retains environment portfolio.
The billionaire Tesla founder is planning a 6 day, 3200 mile ‘family road trip’ in his Model S EV, with only 9 hrs spent charging. Can it be done?