Among Martin Parkinson’s most inglorious forecasts as Treasury Secretary was that there was a global movement towards carbon taxes and other such measures that would rapidly lower carbon emissions. Only the EU is now following such practices and its measures are being weakened.
Thanks to Mary Vincent at Smart Tech News.
Matt Ridley, in The Globe and Mail, 31 Dec 1993.
Global warming, too, has shot its bolt, now that the scientific consensus has settled down on about a degree of temperature increase over a century-that is, little more than has taken place in the past century.
The Australian is notorious for its attacks on climate science and its hypersensitivity to criticism, so this segment on the Science Show on the psychology of the rejection of climate science where this Maurice Newman opinion piece in the Australian was (correctly)