Why shoot elephants?

It’s the most effec­tive way to kill them. Any game-keep­er will tell you that. Just as any econ­o­mist will tell you that the most effec­tive way to con­trol o...

De Lacy on the Carbon Tax

“Kei­th De Lacy, chair­man of takeover tar­get Macarthur Coal, said yes­ter­day the absence of a viable alter­na­tive to coal to fuel Asi­a’s eco­nom­ic growth ...

Flying bind

Qantas—the air­line that will soon call Sin­ga­pore home (?)—says con­sumers will foot the entire bill for the un-com­pen­sat­ed tax on avi­a­tion fuel. The air...

The “clean energy” hustle

Some aspects of the Prime Min­is­ter’s advo­ca­cy for her coal tax are, at best, mis­lead­ing: a wedge for the much greater costs implied by the Labor/Greens ag...