Monthly Archives: September 2014

The China syndrome

The notion that global warming is just a mental construct is damaging Australia’s climate response as well as its opportunities for technical leadership. [9 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] The science of climate is complex, as we know, but it … Continue reading

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Amateurs at work

The Abbott government believes it can ignore its climate experts with impunity. [2 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] A fortnight ago investment banker and company director Maurice Newman mused aloud that “climate change is determined by the sun, not humans”. … Continue reading

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