The idea of pursuing an ‘Australian solution’ independent of the rest of the world, is a dangerous fantasy. Unless we ratify Kyoto as soon as possible, and rejoin the international mainstream, we risk finding that the rest of world has reached an agreement without us.
Then, a nice little descriptions of how protesters were met by the "APEC security command" at the Shangri-la last night. They say:
We simply wanted to go there to make our point, but the police didn't want to let that happen - it was very intimidating behaviour," he said.
When we arrived the police presence was already overwhelming - they immediately tried to move us back, so there was no chance to have the protest.
They also shone very bright lights in everyone's eyes, presumably to take video footage.