One of the biggest winners in Malcolm Turnbull‘s cabinet reshuffle was Queensland Senator Matthew Canavan, who was elected in 2013 and has already seen himself take up the Resources portfolio.
We need red team funding of scientists who take a different view on climate change. Even if such teams ultimately take positions that are incorrect, by challenging the climate zeitgeist they would make our scientific knowledge stronger. That means the policies we implement would be based less on dogma and more on a true appreciation of how carbon dioxide emissions affect our world.
By ‘making our scientific knowledge stronger’, he means disregarding the overwhelming consensus around climate change in favour of throwing taxpayer funds at the few people left who will argue that a bit of climate change can’t hurt.