Ten years ago today, there was unanimous consensus that Australia didn’t used to have fires, floods and cyclones, and that they were now caused by the local mining industry.

“The upshot of all the fires, floods and cyclones that have wreaked havoc over Australia in the past few months is that everybody has had more new taxes imposed on them, perpetrators and victims alike.

If you believe the scientists, the catastrophes have an undoubted source – they are the devastating end product of global climate change. Nobody seems to disagree that the only industry capable of producing outsized carbon emissions is the hugely successful local mining industry.”

Australia taxes patience of climate change perpetrators – and victims – The National

via Real Climate Science

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March 13, 2021 at 09:57PM