Find the truth before we pay

WELL done to Mike Burston (The Border Mail, October 13) for exposing global temperature data fraud (Climategate and Kiwigate).

The last thing Australia needs is a carbon dioxide tax that will make us all poorer, less competitive internationally and not make any difference whatsoever to the climate.

Now a collection of 800 peer-reviewed scientific papers supporting sceptical positions on catastrophic man-made warming can be read at in the resources section.

Clearly there is no consensus on man-made global warming. Let a royal commission expose the real facts before Bob Brown turns this country into a welfare basket case.