All Scientists are Sceptics ~Professor Bob Carter

Whenever someone asserts that a scientific question is “settled,” they tell me immediately that they don’t understand the first thing about science. Science is never settled. Dr David Deming

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of the science of climate change is the lack of any real substance in attempts to justify the hypothesis ~Professor Stewart Franks

A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - See more at: http://thepeoplescube.com/lenin/lenin-s-own-20-monster-quotes-t185.html#sthash.aTrSI3tG.dpuf
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - See more at: http://thepeoplescube.com/lenin/lenin-s-own-20-monster-quotes-t185.html#sthash.aTrSI3tG.dpuf
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - See more at: http://thepeoplescube.com/lenin/lenin-s-own-20-monster-quotes-t185.html#sthash.aTrSI3tG.dpuf

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Did Treasurer Wayne Swan Mislead Parliament?

Hysterical - but not funny!
Yesterday, in Australian Federal Parliament (as reported by the ABC's PM Program)
WAYNE SWAN: Over the four years, over the four years to July 2011, European carbon prices have traded in the range of $16 to $50, $16 to $50. Now what countries could be there around the G20 who might be in that situation? Well, of course, there's France, there's Italy, there's the United Kingdom; there's a whole range of developed economies that are part of the European scheme.

TONY ABBOTT: Can the Acting Prime Minister tell the house when the European carbon price ever hit $50 a tonne, and can he please tell the House what it is now?
Did Wayne Swan mislead parliament? Was there ever - not only just in the four years to July 2011 - a carbon dioxide tax of $50 a tonne? Treasurer Swan muttered: "Look it up."

Well, I have tried without avail.

We must remember that this is the treasurer, who said before the last election:
Well certainly what we rejected is this hysterical allegation that somehow we are moving towards a carbon tax from the Liberals in their advertising. We certainly reject that.”
Meet the Press, 15 August 2010.
"No it's not possible that we're bringing in the carbon tax, that is a hysterically inaccurate claim being made by the Coalition."


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