So now it’s a coal tax?

What is the point of the “emis­sions” tax now? By exclud­ing petrol from their pro­posed tax, the Labor/Green alliance have moved the goal posts to make the tax...

Debate and decision

The peer­less Hen­ry Ergas offers a clever cat­e­chism of the Euro­pean Mon­e­tary Union that first accom­mo­dat­ed, then reward­ed, eco­nom­ic mis­man­age­ment...

Alarm or deny

How can it be that the same data on tem­per­a­ture trends and sea-lev­els sup­ports such rad­i­cal­ly dif­fer­ent agen­das? Because the data, from time to time,...

Nuts to NAB

If ever you need­ed a demon­stra­tion that “senior bankers” view the econ­o­my only as a prop for their loan books this non­sense is it. “ ‘If you are ask­...

Dziękujemy Polska

Prices on the EU Car­bon Allowances mar­ket have crashed due to over­sup­ply head­ed into the sea­son­al (sum­mer) down­turn. The mar­ket for emis­sion per­mits...

Simply put, we will be worse off

The Prime Min­is­ter is wrong when she claims that “street mar­ket” log­ic demands her car­bon emis­sions tax. She’s as wrong as she can be. The con­trary is tr...