A carbon tax is for history deniers

Republicans, take note. Here in Australia, it is election season and the right-of-center Liberal Party has launched a provocative anti-carbon tax pollution ad. And, on the other side of the boxing ring we have PM Julia Gillard, a history denier: Julia Gillard's Climate History Timeline:Younger Dryas: 12,900-11,600bpHolocene Warming a: 11,600-8,500bpEgyptian Cooling: 8,500-8,000bpHolocene Warming b: 8,000bp-5,600bpAkkadian Cooling: 5,600-3,500bpMinoan Warming: 3,500-3,200bpBronze Age Cooling: 3,200-2,500bpRoman Warming: 500BC-535ADDark Ages: 535AD-900ADMedieval Warming: 900AD-1300ADLittle Ice Age: 1300-1850ADManmade Climate Change: 1850AD-... No debate over who I'm rooting for. (Read Full Post)