Garnaud and Climate Change

What a clear, crisp communication. Factual and unemotional-Need for review of Garnaut policies (Letter published in AFR, 25 March) You report that, in an address to the National Press Club, Blue Scope Chairman Graham Kraehe accused Ross Garnaut of using “very selective, highly misleading” figures (“Bluescope fires salvo at Garnaut”, March 23). Kraehe was, in … Continue reading Garnaud and Climate Change

Indigenous Employment in the Murray Darling Basin

The linked well expressed submission by the NSW Aboriginal Land Council strikes a chord. My mind was focussed on this issue during my time as Chairman of the Darling Matilda Way Sustainable Region Advisory Council. The central conclusion I came to was the need for economically sustainable job opportunities in those river towns with significant … Continue reading Indigenous Employment in the Murray Darling Basin

Harvard Professor John Briscoe on Murray Darling Basin Plan

This submisssion to the Barnaby Joyce inspired inquiry by Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, is in my opinion one of the best things I have read on this subject. A clear, objective view, from an expert not caught up in local politics. I commend it to all. It puts the Craig Knowles interview (see … Continue reading Harvard Professor John Briscoe on Murray Darling Basin Plan

Climate Change (Note not "Global Warming" as its effectively non-existent)

I can't vouch for the precise accuracy of the following, but the general perspective would be correct.ETS tax for dummiesLet's put this into a bit of perspective for laymen! ETS is another tax. It is equal to putting up the GST to 12.5% which would be unacceptable and produce an outcry.Read the following analogy and … Continue reading Climate Change (Note not "Global Warming" as its effectively non-existent)