The Quiz: Political Quotations Answers

Who said what?

  1. “Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments.” The Hon. Peter Garrett, Minister for Environment Protection, Heritage and the Arts (Labor)
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  2. “The collapse of communism was a disaster for the left, and really, they embraced the environment as their new religion.” Senator The Hon. Nick Minchin (Liberal)
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  3. “Climate change is crap.” The Hon. Tony Abbott, MP (Liberal)
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  4. “The immediate and inevitable consequence of this logic – if echoed in other countries – is that there will be no global deal as each nation says to its domestic constituencies that they cannot act because others have not acted.” The Hon. Kevin Rudd, MP (Labor)
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  5. “Well sometime in the future, if the world agrees that we’re going to have a price on carbon then Australia will obviously have to take some sort of position on carbon pricing. Now our policy is very clear. By 2015 we’ll review the situation, see where the rest of the world is at.”  The Hon. Joe Hockey, MP (Liberal)
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  6. “Mitigating the impacts of resource-inefficient lifestyles such as divorce helps to achieve global environmental sustainability and saves money for households.” Senator Steve Fielding (Family First)
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  7. ”I don’t know whether Copenhagen was a roaring success, because every time I turned on the TV the lakes were freezing, the snow was falling and the planes were stuck on the airstrip.”  Senator Barnaby Joyce (The Nationals)

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