Evidence-free policy on cars

His Tel­stra term has appar­ent­ly left Zig­gy Switkows­ki with a taste for Gaullist illog­ic. He reck­ons that the absence of a ratio­nale — oth­er than rent-s...

Feather duster ambush

Of course, the Labor par­ty would not have need­ed to “back down” if it had­n’t inflat­ed the issue with worse-than-WMD hys­te­ria, reli­gious zeal (cf. Ross Ga...

Led by lunatics

Mark Law­son’s new book “A Guide to Cli­mate Change Luna­cy” (Con­nor­Court Pub­lish­ing, 2010) arrives with bril­liant tim­ing, just as Aus­tralia gets anoth­e...

Revisiting the climate evidence

Julia Gillard’s deter­mi­na­tion as Prime Min­is­ter to revis­it the debate about an Aus­tralian response to the poten­tial dan­gers of cli­mate change calls fo...