Unlike California, Australia has seen the light and is ripping up its economy-wrecking climate change policies.
Conservative Tony Abbott won last weekend’s election, having run on a platform that would scrap Australia's carbon tax. His election brought in a new government that rejects the hype of manmade global warming. Australia will now climb out from under that economy-killing gorilla.
According to New Scientist, Abbott declared global warming as the ruse that it is.
The climate change argument is absolute crap.
Accordingly, the new leadership has several actions planned. Among them is disbanding the country’s Climate Commission and redirecting funds away from “ridiculous research.” On this, Abbot was speaking of studies that inquired into “I,” better known as understanding one’s self. Sound familiar, CA?
Speaking of science, Australian scientists abjectly objected to the politicization of science. It’s representative body of science and technology opined that government should not be in the business of picking and choosing research areas nor funding the favorites. Like California, Australia supported the studies that supported global warming.
But, that is about to end. Australia regained its senses with the institution of conservative leadership at high levels. Wasting unavailable funds and diving deeper into debt and recession will no longer be what Australia is about. The stranglehold of the greens has given way to the clear thinking of leaders interested more in prosperity than propensity for doom.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful for California's elected officials to think so too?