Alex Robson is an economist and climate change skeptic with close links to the Liberal Party in Australia. He currently works for Concept Economics, a right-wing economics consultancy based in Canberra 
Liberal Party Links
Robson is a Member of the Academic Advisory Board for the Menzies Research Centre, a think tank funded and run by Liberal Party. He has also previously worked as Senior Economic Adviser to Malcolm Turnbull, leader of the Liberal Party in Australia. 
Climate Change Denial
In May 2007 Robson and Sinclair Davidson challenged the view that the assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was sufficient to decide there was a need to make substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Claiming that there was a "lack of knowledge and understanding of climate change", they wrote that "it is not unreasonable for policy-makers to adopt a cautious approach to policy change. It is also not unreasonable for people to discount the hysterical commentary around climate change." 
Links to other right-wing groups
Other SourceWatch Resources
- Sinclair Davidson and Alex Robson, "Hypothetical hysterics at 90 per cent", Geelong Advertiser, May 1, 2007.
- Sinclair Davidson and Alex Robson, "IPCC pulls numbers out of thin air", Australian Financial Review, 2 April 2007, p.63.
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