‘Tony Abbott is gutting science, just when we need it most’.
CPD Fellow Ian Dunlop on government climate change denial and why we need science more than ever.
In an article titled ‘Burning the Science Books’, Ian Dunlop addresses the present dangers of the government’s refusal to acknowledge climate change and the need for all policy – economic or otherwise – to incorporate effective climate change practices.
The federal government is taking anti-science to new heights. Its scorched earth approach discards virtually everything not in line with narrow, free-market ideology, centred on sustaining Australia’s 20th century dig-it-up and ship-it-out economic growth model.