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STATE OF THE PLANET: Financially panicked, morally bankrupt, by John Hepburn:
The Australian Industry Group is today calling for the introduction of the Government’s emissions trading scheme to be delayed for two years as a result of the global financial mess.
According to the SMH, the Australian Industry Group’s national executive, Heather Ridout, declared the Government’s plan to start the emissions trading scheme in July 2010 was “neither necessary nor realistic”.
It’s not clear which planet they think they are living on. On earth, where I and my family spend most of our time, the evidence of runaway global warming is mounting by the day and scientists are becoming increasingly hysterical at the lack of urgent action.
FRIDAY TRASH WRAP: Spider-Man: The Musical, octo-p*rn, and Gwyneth “GOOP” Paltrow assesses French customer service
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