Newman, whose term as chairman of PM’s business advisory council has expired, repeatedly questioned climate science in columns for the Australian

Outspoken climate sceptic Maurice Newman’s term as chairman of the prime minister’s business advisory council expired last week and he has not been reappointed, a spokesman for prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed.

Former prime minister Tony Abbott appointed Newman as one of his first acts after winning government in 2013.

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Source: Guardian Environment