Monthly Archives: December 2015

A year of broken records, prevaricating politicians

Our response to climate change is not keeping pace with actual changes, but the Paris meeting leaves room for a smidgin of hope. [Peter Boyer] Greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere and the temperature at its surface were both at record … Continue reading

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Groom embraces the climate challenge

Frustrations remain, but at least the Tasmanian government has acknowledged the seriousness of the climate threat. [Peter Boyer] At long last the Hodgman government entered the climate debate last week when it released its draft “action plan” for 2016 to … Continue reading

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For all the legitimate criticism, Paris was a triumph

The Paris agreement did not win scientific approval, but it did set processes in motion for a better future. [15 December 2015| Peter Boyer] The Australian who was on everyone’s “must see” list at the Paris climate conference wasn’t Malcolm … Continue reading

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