Ian Plimer on Rudd’s ETS: destroying the factory, building the bureaucracy
Ian Plimer, at Quadrant Online, writes:
The government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme has the potential to ruin Australia’s productive economies and to build an even greater bureaucracy. Even the name of this bill should ring warning bells as carbon is the foundation of life and is not a pollutant.
It is claimed that there is a scientific consensus about human-induced climate change. Consensus is a process of politics not science. There is certainly no scientific consensus about human-induced climate change and the loudest voice does not win scientific discussions. Science is married to evidence, no matter how uncomfortable. Read Ian Plimer’s opinion piece at Quadrant Online.
Ian Plimer’s best seller Heaven and Earth is available from Australian Conservative.