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Jun 26, 2014

Crikey says: Clive makes the news

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Clive Palmer sent the media into a frenzy when he stood alongside former US vice president Al Gore and announced he was a climate change convert at a bizarre press conference in Parliament’s Great Hall last night.

Did Palmer really outline a plan to save the planet? Well, not quite, as Crikey deputy editor Cathy Alexander explained last night.

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3 thoughts on “Crikey says: Clive makes the news

  1. AR

    Hard to choose between “trolling OZ” and “all headline & no story” as the perfect description of the PUPmeister.

  2. klewso

    Was that a real Al Gore ….. or was that Al Abai with The Green Gobblin’?

  3. Rena Zurawel

    It simply shows that we still have no idea about the reasons causing climate changes.
    All I know is that we have polluted the soil, the air and waters.
    Deforestation of Africa will affect us badly, pretty soon.
    And we have created too much energy in the atmosphere.

    But we will be bickering till the last days of our planet about the real causes and culprits.
    Typical and very human.

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