Monthly Archives: July 2013

Big questions hang over climate policies

Labor’s carbon pricing is at best only part of the answer, and science tells us the Liberals’ soil sequestration policy just doesn’t cut it. [9 July 2013| Peter Boyer] The battle is joined. Julia Gillard’s generous parting gift to Kevin … Continue reading

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A colossus stirs from its slumber

Obama’s Washington speech signals a shift with global implications. [2 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] The cacophony around Kevin Rudd’s rise from the ashes last week muffled news of an event at a US university campus a few hours earlier … Continue reading

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