Daily Archives: April 29, 2015

April 29th, 1970 An “early” pondering of the impact of carbon… + Australia *signs* Kyoto

Aims and Threats from Technology indeed…

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Meanwhile, in 1998 Australian Environment Minister flies to New York, *signs* the Kyoto Protocol. Despite having wrangled/wangled an increase in Australia’s emissions, that’s as far as things go. On World Environment Day 2002, Prime Minister John Howard, following in Bush’s slipstream, says Australia will not ratify.

What exactly do these “conservatives” think they are conserving, other than the short-term power of their rich mates?

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