05 Nov '11, 11pm

Graham Readfearn | Commonwealth Business Council Picks In ...: IF you were going to have a serious high-level di...

I think Australians deserve to know who made the decision to invite one of the country's most aggressive and thoroughly debunked climate deniers to chair a Commonwealth meeting on climate action. Given his long-standing public campaigning against climate action, what role did Mr Morgan play in this meeting? Morgan is also a member of the lobby group Australians for Northern Development and Economic Vision , which wants to create a separate economic zone in the north of Australia with low-tax and low-regulation to promote mining industry development.He was also the boss of the Western Mining Corporation and includes on his CV stints on the board of Australia's Reserve Bank and the Presidency of the Business Council of Australia. ANDEV was established by Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart, chairman of Hancock Prospecting, promoter of climate science denial and speaker ...

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