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Carbon Tax Backflips

Julia Gillard has done a backflip and agreed to introduce a budget-neutral carbon tax after last year promising not to introduce one. In a matching backflip John Humphreys has come out against the tax, describing it as a “grab for cash” after writing a report in 2007 that favoured a carbon tax: Our government is…

Heartland’s International Conference on Climate Change is on again. I can’t help but be impressed by the number of Australian organizations co-sponsoring the conference. Sponsors don’t pay any money — instead they get free admission to all meals and sessions for up to 20 people. And with 58 sponsors and 800 people registered to attend,…