As I have said before somewhere, environmentalism will never be short of impending so-called disasters, from the Great Barrier Reef to a particular frog. Yet the evidence points the other way.
Man-made? Yes, Mr President. Man's release of CO2 into the air by burning fossil fuels is a significant factor in current climate change.
Coal fired power generation just won't go away even in developed nations, now the Asian nations are gaining access to infrastructure investment to power their own Industrial Revolution.
At the court hearing, God was cross-examined and asked why He wanted to undertake this massive project, especially as it appeared that it was extremely unlikely that any social benefit would derive from His venture.
You know you have a dog of a policy when the government, opposition and various minor parties agree it should be reformed, but the Greens and their cheer squad think itís great.
A recent book,
The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway shines light on this perplexing question.
It is a fact that people who have saltwater aquariums sometimes add CO2 to the water in order to increase coral growth and to increase plant growth.
I wish Mr Baird and his Government every success in persuading the citizens of NSW that there really is a problem with the supply of gas to NSW people, that it won't go away, and that exploiting CSG can be done, responsibly.
Increasingly, renewable energy is being produced more cheaply than energy generated from fossil fuels and this trend is increasing.
The main reason his investment in Burlington Northern Railroad was successful, was due to the fact that he made this investment during the 2008 crisis, when prices were low.
In fact, as advisers involved with the Rudd government's massive expansion of the original, modest Howard scheme in 2009 whisper, the real problem is major policy blunders by that government.
It only took Lee Kuan Yew 10 years to clean up Singapore's Rivers, but the Brisbane River is still riddled with rubbish and infection.