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Australia's New PM on Mission to 'Axe' Global Warming Protections

Australia's New PM on Mission to 'Axe' Global Warming Protections | government | Scoop.it

The rise of the rightwing 'Liberal-National Coalition' in Australia's elections Saturday does not bode well for the country's efforts to curb global warming.

Newly elected prime minister Tony Abbott, who has called the climate change argument "absolute crap" and campaigned on the promise to 'axe' global warming protections, is already taking steps to completely throw out a carbon tax, introduced in the latest term of the Labor government and initially set to expand by the year 2015.

 


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This may be a rash decission considering our current knowledge of the topic of global warming. If it is occouring then these policies may cause our country to suffer.

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Thanks Rupert Murdoch, but Australians can choose their own government.

Get this: the TV networks are refusing to put GetUp members' ad on the air. Channel 7 refused outright on the grounds that it was "distasteful", while Channe...
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I find it unfair that certain people who have a lot of power in society can have the ability to influence peoples personal choice.I am also tired of political parties trash talking each other, they should be spending their time creating policies and advertising them rather than talking smack about their oposition

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Australian election: Landslide victory for Abbott, WikiLeaks Party ...

Australian election: Landslide victory for Abbott, WikiLeaks Party ... | government | Scoop.it
The Liberal-National coalition's Tony Abbott has won by a landslide, bringing Labor's six-year rule to an end.
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Wiki leaks found Julian assang has gained a seat in the senate due to his party, the wiki leaks party. Although he is not currently in Australia due to many countries wanting him for exposition government secrets through his website. It is interesting to see how this plays and what will happen to his seat in the senate.

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