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Victorian Election Kills Carbon Tax

MEDIA RELEASE | John Roskam

  The prospects of Australia having a carbon tax are now virtually zero following the Victorian state election according to John Roskam, the executive director of the free market think tank, Institute of Public Affairs. 'Rising electricity...

Turning up the heat on climate change alarmists

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | John Roskam

In February this year, Penny Wong, the then climate change minister said: ‘Globally, 14 of the 15 warmest years on record occurred between 1995 and 2009' and she argued that the Bureau of Meteorology had concluded that ‘2009 was the...

Submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Scrutiny of New Taxes: Minerals Taxes & Carbon Taxes

SUBMISSION | Alan Moran

A letter from Kelvin Thomson MP

IPA BACKGROUNDER | Kelvin Thomson

A letter from Kelvin Thomson MP on the politics of climate change.

IPA Climate Change Polling

OCCASIONAL PAPER

Climate change polling commissioned by the IPA.

An open letter to all parliamentarians

OCCASIONAL PAPER | John Roskam

A carbon emissions trading scheme as proposed by the federal government has enormous economic and social consequences. This was acknowledged by Penny Wong, the Minister for Climate Change who last year said that responding to global warming...

ETS backdown welcomed, Climate Change Department should be scrapped

MEDIA RELEASE

The Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the Rudd Government's back down on the Emissions Trading Scheme. "The Rudd Government's decision to ‘suspend' the legislation is clearly a prelude to abandoning the proposal", said John Roskam,...

Climate Change: The Facts

BOOK | Alan Moran

Australia needs an honest debate about the facts of climate change. Governments around the world are preparing to dramatically increase taxes, regulate energy supplies and limit individual choices to deal with climate change. But what do we really...

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