Monthly Archives: April 2013

Warning: don’t put your eggs in the technology basket

Technology offers no short-cut to solving our climate dilemma. Only our collective effort can do that. [9 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Fictional stories and characters can be a big influence on who we are. At school I fancied I … Continue reading

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Nero is fiddling while Rome burns

The political establishment continues to ignore the slow-burning fuse of global warming. [2 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Australia’s climate responsiveness must be raised several notches — and quickly — if we are to meet the climate challenges of our … Continue reading

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