Monthly Archives: April 2014

Government shuns expert help on climate

The government’s alternative to the Climate Change Authority looks decidedly shonky. [8 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] No-one’s going to be telling Tony Abbott or his environment minister, Greg Hunt, how to do climate policy. That’s why they’re trying to get … Continue reading

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Plenty of food for thought in national conference

Town and country are joining forces in a big revival of local food. [1 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] On World Environment Day in June last year, when Australians were diverted by Julia Gillard’s battle to save her prime ministership, … Continue reading

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