Author Archives: Peter Boyer

Climate leadership is alive and well across the ditch

But in this week of wildfires the PM is much too busy to think about such things. Last week, in an island nation to our east, we got a glimpse of a better future. With bipartisan support, a bill mandating … Continue reading

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Tasmanian climate leadership? Not yet, but…

The Tasmanian government’s claim to lead the world doesn’t stack up, but that can be rectified. “Tasmania is a genuine leader in responding to climate change.” That is the State government’s bold claim in the blurb promoting its “Climate Action … Continue reading

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Having the courage to risk failure

Our changing climate allows no time to fiddle. Franklin Roosevelt offers a great example of how to act. There are just two things that will stop global carbon emissions. One is functioning national jurisdictions making effective laws to decarbonise their … Continue reading

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