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So now you have bought an emissions trading scheme

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE

What is it? The emissions trading scheme, or ‘Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme', is a ‘cap and trade' system. This requires firms to obtain a government ‘permit' if they emit greenhouse gases. The government caps the level of...

Would you swap climate change for acid rain?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE

‘Climate change is happening so quickly that mankind may need to pump sulfur into the atmosphere to survive', argued Tim Flannery, 2007 Australian of the Year, in May. Flannery has suggested the sulfur be dispersed by jet fuel as a last...

Federal Government's ETS Green Paper is a Recipe for Radical Transformation of Economy

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If implemented, the measures to curb Australia's carbon emissions foreshadowed in the federal government's Green Paper will bring about a radical transformation of the economy, according to the Institute of Public Affairs, Australia's leading free...

Plastic bag levy by Victorian government unconstitutional according to IPA

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A plan confirmed today by the Victorian Government to charge consumers for plastic bags may be unconstitutional according to the free market think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs.  The Australian National Retailers Association and...

All in good cause: Framing science for public policy

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Aynsley Kellow

New satellite data casts doubts on global warming models

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Jennifer Marohasy

New NASA data from their Aqua Satellite throws doubt on the validity of climate change models currently being used by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. For the first time scientists have found a strong negative cloud...

A disappointing cool down

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Jennifer Marohasy

Jennifer Marohasy reviews Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming.

Cyclones, rainfalls and temperature: Does Australia have a climate crisis?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Jennifer Marohasy

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