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George Christensen’s Climate Change Speech To The Heartland Institute

George Christensen, the Liberal National Party member for the Queensland electorate of Dawson, has given a speech on climate change to the Heartland Institute in the United States.

ChristensenChristensen, 36, was elected in 2010 and re-elected last year.

Dawson is a rural electorate that covers Mackay, Proserpine, Airlie Beach, Bowen, Home Gill and Ayr, as well as the Whitsunday and Lindeman islands.

The Heartland Institute is a Chicago-based conservative and libertarian lobby group. Founded in 1984, it is best known for its promotion of climate change scepticism and earlier campaigns to discredit evidence of cancer risks from passive smoking.

Transcript of speech by George Christensen MP to the Heartland Institute. References to accompanying slides are shown in capitals.

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Thank you and acknowledgements.

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I am not a scientist.

So I won’t attempt to prove nor disprove the impact man is having on the temperature of the planet. [Read more…]