CO2 now pollution per AP without citation. CO2 is plant food. Mention Howard. Check. Mention Rupert Murdoch. And his publications’ newspaper market share. Check. ‘Cuz Australians can’t read the internet and Murdoch controls their brains with products people apparently prefer.
Australians’ concerns about global warming peaked before elections in 2007. Prime Minister John Howard had grown unpopular for joining Washington in refusing to accept U.N. Kyoto Protocol targets for cutting carbon emissions. Both Australia and the U.S. are leading producers of coal, a major source of the pollution.