Monthly Archives: February 2019

A feed-in tariff review set up to fail

The Hodgman government pointedly ignored climate change in the terms of reference for its solar feed-in tariff review. That counts as a failure. When a government sits down to decide how it should determine the value of household solar power … Continue reading

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The criminal negligence of ignoring climate

Challenges in key government seats reflect growing resentment about its neglect of climate policy. Some believe this failure should attract criminal sanction. There are signs that after a summer of natural disasters, in 2019 Australians will choose a federal government on the strength of its climate policies. That would make it our first climate … Continue reading

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A high fever, with worse to come

If most projections are correct, there are some torrid times ahead. Last week saw release of the last of the 2018 reports from the institutions that take Earth’s temperature. Their unanimous diagnosis: we are running a high fever, with worse … Continue reading

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