Issue 23 February 2019

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Something rotten led to fish-kill: perhaps fishy environmentalism

Was the recent mass fish-kill in the Menindee Lakes along the Darling River the result of drought or poor water policy in the Murray-Darling Basin? The mainstream media would have us believe that every drought is now the result of man’s burning of fossil fuels causing “dangerous climate change”. Meanwhile, the Greens are blaming a lack of “environmental flows” for the fish-kill.

Resistance grows to Beijing’s soft-power push

While Victoria and Western Australia have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Beijing’s Belt and Road investment project, there has been a growing backlash against Beijing’s investment practices across Asia and Africa.

Climate change: deadly … to political leaders

It is extraordinary to think that Malcolm Turnbull lost the leadership of the Liberal Party not once but twice over climate change policy, first as opposition leader and then as Prime Minister.

Electric cars: UK taxpayers subsidise rich greenies

Data recently released by Britain’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that last year, electric cars amounted to less than 1 per cent of new cars sold in Britain. This is despite the lavish subsidies afforded by the British Government as part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions.