Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ominous portents of a slow train wreck

We now have evidence that Australia’s carbon price scheme was working, plus some strong indications that its replacement will be a dud. [30 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] Two days before Christmas, without a murmur, the federal government let slip … Continue reading

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On a frosty night in Flanders, peace on Earth

Amid all the world’s trouble and strife, Christmas is still something to celebrate. [23 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] A century ago tomorrow evening, the noise of gunfire along a small part of Europe’s Western Front suddenly stopped. The “war … Continue reading

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Politics remains oblivious of looming danger

Once more the government shows its skill in avoiding real issues. [16 December 2014 | Boyer] What is a stable climate worth? What price should each country pay in the global effort to get greenhouse gases down to a level … Continue reading

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