Monthly Archives: July 2015

Labor recharges its climate policy but ditches a champion

There’s a good chance that climate policy will determine the next election, but unfortunately Lisa Singh won’t get the reward she deserves. [28 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] The complaint at the weekend about Labor’s recharged climate policy, that we … Continue reading

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The government ramps up its war on windpower

Joe Hockey claims his aversion to wind turbines is an aesthetic issue, but it’s clearly ideological. [21 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] “I find those wind turbines around Lake George to be utterly offensive” (Joe Hockey, May 2, 2014) “Not … Continue reading

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Our unique energy opportunities: nettles waiting to be grasped

Tasmania has a lot going for it in the brave new world of renewable energy, but the Hodgman government is missing in action [14 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] Jack Gilding is a real achiever in the cause of renewable … Continue reading

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