Author Archives: Peter Boyer

Let’s be clear: this disaster could be seen a mile away

Scott Morrison’s refusal to face the truth is taking us into a dark place. “Let’s be clear about this,” said science minister Karen Andrews last week about the Morrison government’s carbon emissions record, before going on to leave matters more … Continue reading

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Waste and the circular economy

With human excess driving the extinction crisis, two Glenorchy-based specialists put a powerful case for a waste-free economy. In case you missed it, science is considering a new name for the epoch we live in now. If it finally agrees, … Continue reading

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The planet strikes back

Five months of flame and ash are the starkest possible warning of what dangerous, unmitigated climate change will deliver to us. We must now face up to what must be done. Even before the weekend’s horrors, the 2019-20 fire season … Continue reading

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