March 6th 2010

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Articles from this issue:

Climate-scare game is up (letter)

CANBERRA OBSERVED: Crisis of confidence in Rudd Government

Latest quarantine fiasco (letter)

CLIMATEGATE: No recent global warming, admits Professor Jones

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Federal, state governments veto northern development

FAMILY POLICY: Voters demand equality in childcare maternity payments

INSULATION SCAM: Wheel turns full circle for Peter Garrett

ENERGY: Nuclear energy ... next generation power source

SURROGACY: Next stolen generation - who needs a mother, anyway?

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Giant mosque to overlook UK Sandhurst military academy/Controversial images withdrawn by the Met/Beware of ice cream made in China/Plummeting birthrates threaten global prosperity/Al Gore lying low

Failing schools (letter)

BOOK REVIEW: EMPIRES OF THE SILK ROAD: A History of Central Asia from the Bronze Age to the Present, by Christopher I. Beckwith

News Weekly's prescience (letter)

SEX EDUCATION: Abstinence-only programs teach young to make wiser choices

FAMILY AND SOCIETY: What fatherlessness costs society

GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: Greek crisis tips Europe towards double-dip recession

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS: Australian manufacturing: does it have a future?

NATIONAL SECURITY: Terrorist trial a landmark in Australian justice

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: US arms sales affirm Taiwan's strategic role


COVER STORY / EDITORIAL: Moment of truth for Bushfire Royal Commission

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News Weekly's prescience (letter)

by P.C. Wilson

News Weekly, March 6, 2010

For years now, News Weekly, to its credit, has led the charge against the climate change hysteria. At one stage it seemed to be a lost cause. But now, thanks to people like Viscount Christopher Monckton and Professor Ian Plimer, the climate of opinion is changing.

It is all the more surprising, then, to see Tony Abbott producing a watered-down policy on the ETS, which you rightly describe as "fairly pointless" (Canberra Observed, News Weekly, February 20).

No doubt it's a political exercise to appease the Turnbullites in his ranks, but it does nothing to address the central issue - which is that man-made CO2 is a non-event.

(Mr) P.C. Wilson,
Miami, Qld

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