Monthly Archives: July 2013

Renewable gas: energy of the future

A Tasmanian-based engineering firm is helping the City of Sydney develop a sustainable energy supply. [30 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Tasmania is the source of some great applied thinking in humanity‚Äôs huge quest for a more sustainable existence. Think … Continue reading

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Climate is back on the table

Contrarian efforts notwithstanding, climate will be a significant issue in the coming elections. [23 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] A close reading of the scientific discussion around global warming leaves no doubt that they got the basic physics right over … Continue reading

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Will Hodgman makes his climate pitch

It seems that Tasmanian Liberals are taking their own counsel on climate policy, though it remains a work in progress. [16 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Politics are different down here in Tasmania. Most parliaments have single-member electorates and simple … Continue reading

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