24 Jun '11, 9pm

Lord Monckton Brands Australian Climate Advisor a Nazi @desmogblog welcomes Graham @readfearn to the team

Lord Monckton Brands Australian Climate Advisor a Nazi @desmogblog welcomes Graham @readfearn to the team

NEVER a stranger to controversy or a fossil-fuel funded think-tank, Scotland-based British peer Lord Christopher Monckton has been caught jumping the proverbial climate denial shark just weeks before a nationwide tour of Australia. In a conference speech in Los Angeles earlier this month, Lord Monckton compared the Australian Government's climate change policy advisor Professor Ross Garnaut to a Nazi, saying his views were "fascist". In order to ram his rhetorical point home into the darkened Californian conference hall, Lord Monckton displayed a very large Nazi swastika next to a quote from Professor Garnaut, whose reports have been informing the Government's position as it attempts to introduce a price on carbon. News of the insult on ABC website The Drum sparked blanket newspaper and television coverage across Australia. Labor Party leader and Australian Prime Minister ...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/lord-monckton-brands-australian...

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