rob the poor to pay the rich …

Green, warmist ethics? Where?

Poorer Australians are giving richer Australians $14 billion to subsidise a warm inner glow – and feed a fantasy that they are saving the planet:

The costs of programs to encourage the installation of rooftop solar systems have outweighed the benefits by $9 billion and will result in a $14bn subsidy being paid by consumers who do not have panels to those who do…

The report by Grattan energy program director Tony Wood and energy fellow David Blowers says while solar rooftop programs have cut emissions it has been expensive — the equivalent of a carbon price of $170 a tonne…

By comparison, the Gillard government’s carbon price was $24.15 a tonne when it was repealed and the Abbott government paid an average price of $13.95 a tonne for carbon abatement at its first emissions reduction auction last month.

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The Ethics of Climate Change

Calls for massive reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions ignore the impacts on the poor. Guest essay by Bob Lyman People who believe in the theory of catastrophic human-induced global warming claim that they want to “save the planet” and that this is the moral thing to do. They insist, however, that saving the planet…

Of course, they are in denial of the science, and even call skeptics ‘deniers’ and ‘flat earthers’. Dr Tim Ball: The Only People Denying Climate Change Are Those Calling Others Climate Change Deniers

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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