Piers Ackerman - Rudd's pre-election agenda in tatters
A year in office and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s pre-election agenda is in tatters.
Australian schoolchildren don’t have their promised computers, FuelWatch is dead, GroceryWatch is dying and the states are not enjoying a new spirit of co-operation.
Signing Kyoto has done nothing but underscore the certainty that Labor’s insistence climate change is man-made will increase unemployment beyond the levels expected from the global financial mess.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s modelling, on which the overblown, apocalyptic Garnaut report is based, has been shot to pieces.
And the Treasury modelling on which the Government has based its planned emissions-trading scheme doesn’t take into account the current economic situation.
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