The upshot is that, after accounting for natural events, there is no discernible trend toward warming, let alone one that could be attributed to human-generated CO2. In other words, it’s all scare-mongering on the part of the Eco-Left and Green Statists, and the fools who think they’re right.
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Are Australians heading for the cooker?
Guest essay by Bill Johnston
Elections for Australia’s National (Federal) parliament are looming and carbon tax is a battleground issue.
The incumbent Labour Party have proposed to transition its existing toxic carbon tax to an emissions trading scheme, linked to that in Europe, a year earlier than planned. Supposedly this would save their ‘working families’ about $300 AUD/year for one year. The Liberal opposition party has promised to scrap the tax and ETS altogether and go for “direct action”. The fringe Greens party are wailing from the political sidelines because they don’t like anything.
IF climate change is natural; and, IF the warming is more hot air than substance, neither plan is likely to achieve anything except increase the cost of living.
To help clarify things, this essay presents a straightforward analysis of Australia’s overall average temperature record, in sufficient detail that it could…
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