CLIMATE SPECTATOR: Cheat notes for shock jocks

Followers of Tony Abbott's 'carbon tax' script are being conned. The Coalition’s proposal – to close down coal power plants and compensate the owners using taxpayer money – is of far greater concern.

Climate Spectator

On the way back from a football game the other night, my son decided to aggravate my disappointment over a nil-all draw by flicking the radio dial over to 2GB. Here was night-time radio announcer Brian Wilshire railing against the carbon tax, the Prime Minister and the Greens – and anyone else who "didn’t like humans” – and encouraging his listeners to join the march against the carbon tax in Canberra on March 23.



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