“I've never been in favour of a carbon tax or an emissions trading scheme.”
Tony Abbott October 2009
Publicly backed an emissions trading scheme
“We don't want to play games with the planet. So we are taking this issue seriously and we would like to see an ETS,” he said.
Tony Abbott November 2009
November that year. “You can't have a climate change policy without supporting this ETS at this time,” he said.
Tony Abbott this week
He criticised a proposed 5 per cent carbon emissions cut as “crazy”, even though the Coalition supports the target.
Mr Abbott had changed his position on climate change so often he has difficulty remembering his latest stance.
Tony Abbott is so loose with the truth that he is now routinely contradicting himself on climate change.
All we want to know is where he is at with regard to climate change, or does it depend on the wind at the time.
We would dearly love to know what he really believes, is he telling us what he really thinks or is he telling what's expedient ( at the time.