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Global Warming: The War On Mankind, and Australians

by | 11th, December 2007

GLOBAL warming: “Every newborn baby in Australia represents a potent source of greenhouse gas emissions for an average of 80 years, not simply by breathing but by the profligate consumption of resources typical of our society.

“Far from showering financial booty on new mothers and rewarding greenhouse-unfriendly behaviour, a ‘baby levy’ in the form of a carbon tax should apply, in line with the ‘polluter pays’ principle,” – Professor Barry Walters, clinical associate professor of obstetric medicine at the University of Western Australia.

(Hat tip: Dish.)

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