When it comes to anything to do with the environment, Crikey is full of people who know all about proselytising and two-thirds of sod all about process, policymaking and politics. Kevin Rudd has only been sworn in for a week and a day but has apparently already sold out by not immediately committing to a post Kyoto target for emissions.
Growth in greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s energy sector is out of control, exceeding by nearly eight times the average growth in emissions from other developed nations, according to researchers at the ANU.
As we all know, the Liberal Party is all about the individual. The idea is to maximise personal freedom at all times. It’s all nonsense, of course: but it’s what the Libs claim to believe. So why are they so annoyed with Malcolm Turnbull when he simply follows the logic and tries to take care of number one?
"We've done an enormous amount on climate change Helen... just look at the objective facts," Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sky this morning. Crikey took the Environment Minister's advice and looked at "the objective facts." It helps to have a long memory during election campaigns, so Crikey revisited the Australia Clause.