Author Archives: Peter Boyer

Things to remember from our year to forget

We mustn’t let the hoopla around the New Year distract us from 2020’s real lessons. Pretty well everyone on the planet, I would think, will be glad to see the end of 2020. It’s fair to assume that numbers of … Continue reading

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The year of (almost) no Christmas

As Christmas partying is cancelled across most of the world, most Australians can celebrate more or less as normal. But what is it we’re celebrating? Nothing could be more calculated to kill festive fizz than a contagious virus. It took … Continue reading

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Scott Morrison feels the pain of rejection

The government’s addiction to fossil fuels is making us an international pariah Like most national leaders, Scott Morrison enjoys a world stage. He really did want to be part of last weekend’s UN climate summit hosted by his British counterpart, … Continue reading

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