The rising tide of climate lunacy

A New South Wales judge (an ex-lawyer and activist from the Environmental Defenders Office) has stopped development of the small Rocky Hill coking coal mine because the commonwealth government has signed the Paris Climate agreement, which requires "rapid and deep reduction in GHG emissions." Two things are obvious. Firstly, this decision must be appealed and overturned. Secondly, Australia must immediately withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. If this decision is not overturned, every development of coal, oil, or gas in Australia can be challenged. But the ominous implications go much farther.  The sports and tourism industries should be fearful.  These industries encourage millions of competitors, visitors, tourists, officials, and politicians to use cars, trains, buses, planes, and ships to burn hydrocarbon fuels purely for entertainment.  Car-racing is out, as are new cruise terminals, stadiums, resorts, high-rise...(Read Full Post)
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