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Jan 29, 2013

Crikey says: advice to Abbott will be red-hot

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Maurice Newman — who Tony Abbott announced over the weekend would lead a new business advisory council under a Coalition government — doesn’t seem to believe in climate change. As Crikey reports, the Deutsche banker reckons global warming is a “religion” with a “global warming priesthood masquerading as climate scientists”.

But then, almost half of the country is in the same camp. As Bernard Keane reports, new polling from Essential Research shows marginally more people believe in human-caused climate change compared to the same poll in October — but it’s still barely more than half the nation.

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  1. John Bennetts

    If someone is too stoopid to see the climate writing on the wall, how can he be trusted as an advisor?

    … Wait on… Yep… So that’s what’s going on.

    Goodbye World.

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