Monthly Archives: November 2015

Leaders will feel the heat in Paris

With global temperatures soaring, the pressure for a successful outcome in Paris will be huge [24 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s happening. Heat energy stored by the global ocean is now being released to the air around us, and … Continue reading

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Coal: the black cloud on Turnbull’s horizon

We can end the climate threat posed by coal by removing the public subsidies that underpin its profits. [Peter Boyer | 17 November 2015] There’s a hint of a breeze blowing through Australia’s climate policy space in the wake of … Continue reading

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The Abbott government’s wasted years

Never do this again. That’s the main lesson from the Abbott experiment. [10 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] We like to think we’re sceptical of our political masters, but a CSIRO study of Australians’ attitude to climate change says otherwise. … Continue reading

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