Monthly Archives: March 2015

The real intergenerational theft

Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey make much of their concern for future generations. Their cavalier attitude to climate policy says otherwise. [10 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s February 2010. Prime minister Kevin Rudd’s “Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme” is the … Continue reading

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For fossil fuels, the good times have gone

All the signs are pointing to a coming revolution in how we source our energy. Fossil fuels will be the losers. [3 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] Let me get this off my chest: I was wrong. Oil prices haven’t done what … Continue reading

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