Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sacred cows and the passage of time

One day, people will wonder why there was any dispute about global warming. [29 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Every life has its turning points, events that might not seem important at the time but keep sneaking into your mind … Continue reading

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How powerful men are skewing the climate debate

A position of authority guarantees neither knowledge nor wisdom. [22 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Fiona Stanley is an eminent medical scientist, public health specialist and 2003 Australian of the Year. Western Australia is naming a new hospital after her. … Continue reading

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Wealth, waste and the futile generation war

It’s pointless trying to blame another generation for the problems we face. The problems belong to us all. [15 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Every now and again we’re reminded of the thing we call a generation, and it’s often … Continue reading

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