Author Archives: Peter Boyer

Our future in the hands of simpletons

The Morrison government is going after people objecting to its failed climate policies. As the saying goes, for every complex problem there’s a well-known solution that is neat, plausible and wrong. Political leaders grab hold of simple solutions and make … Continue reading

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Preparing for a new transport future

We need electric transport, and we need everyone to be involved. Good government requires comprehensive planning for a just transition. An affluent society like ours is full of technologies that delude us into thinking we’re in charge of our lives, … Continue reading

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Everyone’s talking about climate – except the government

Canberra’s silence in the face of mounting public concern can no longer be justified. Every nation identifies itself through stories – some true, some dodgy, some entirely mythical. Ours are about settlers coming around the world, about fighting battles far … Continue reading

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