“THE Gillard government’s chief promoter of the climate change debate has admitted even a global effort to cut carbon emissions would not lower temperatures for up to 1000 years…
“JULIA Gillard has told Labor MPs to warn voters that a failure to back a carbon tax will lead to more bushfires and droughts as well as coastal inundation and shorter skiing seasons. MPs have also been instructed to warn constituents that unchecked climate change would lead to people in northern NSW experiencing a climate like that of Cairns, in far north Queensland…
“UNTIL now, the Productivity Commission has been excluded from Australia’s climate change debate. Now he has been let in, Gary Banks has thrown a hand grenade into Julia Gillard’s rush to bed down a carbon tax by mid next year.
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