Greens

Green-Left Legerdemain Doesn’t Make Religion Relevant
8 December 2016

Green-Left Legerdemain Doesn’t Make Religion Relevant

It has long been obvious that the political agenda of some Catholic organisations and schools rest solidly within the Green-left advocacy model, particularly in its increasing reliance on identity politics. Noel Pearson has rightly highlighted the soft bigotry of many of these groups when he notes: “they need blacks to remain alienated from mothers bosoms, incarcerated in legions, leading short
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Social Responsibility Cuts Many Ways
18 November 2016

Social Responsibility Cuts Many Ways

The Australian Financial Review is reporting that at a Greens-organised Senate hearing today into the potential closure of Australian coal-fired power stations, Energy Australia executive Mark Collette, whose company runs one of Victoria’s four brown coal generators, said that the company had “a social responsibility to keep the plant running”. He also said that “Yallourn (the name of the power
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When Green Fantasies Come True
3 November 2016

When Green Fantasies Come True

The fact that French electricity multinational Engie would rather close its doors than continue to operate in Victoria tells you all you need to know about the impact of Green renewable energy policies. Engie today confirmed that it would close Victoria’s Hazelwood power station in March 2017 and in a surprise move said it would also try to sell its
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IPA Report On The $1.2bn Economic Cost Of Green Lawfare
27 October 2016

IPA Report On The $1.2bn Economic Cost Of Green Lawfare

The IPA’s recent report on how section 487 of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act1999 enables environmental activists to hurt development and job creation, was featured on the front page of The Australian today:  Environmental groups’ legal challenges to development projects ranging from dams and roads to coalmines are estimated to have cost the economy up to $1.2 billion — an amount
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Brian Cox Confused On More Than Global Temperatures
18 August 2016

Brian Cox Confused On More Than Global Temperatures

Celebrity physicist Brian Cox misled the ABC TV Q&A audience on at least 3 points-of-fact on Monday night. This is typical of the direction that much of science is taking. Richard Horton, the current editor of the medical journal, The Lancet, recently stated that, “The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be
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31 July 2016

Cut Green And Red Tape To Drive More Growth In Farming Sector

The release of the new Productivity Commission draft report into the regulation of agriculture confirms that Tasmanian farmers are shackled by costly and unnecessary red tape. The report covered many issues – from the growth of strict environmental laws and rules inhibiting foreign investment to regulation of shipping – and should be used as a ready guide for where governments
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