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Larry Marshall and the marketing of CSIRO

The Trump administration is defunding climate science. Is that to be our model for CSIRO? Most government cockups happen when politics interferes with good administration, resulting in stupid decisions. Conspiracy, which requires careful thought, is rarely present. This, I think, … Continue reading

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Australia faces its own Brexit experience

The coming election will reflect a lot of the same frustrations that drove the Brexit vote. The Paris climate summit last year was a ray of sunshine for global climate policy, getting nations to commit to tightening targets and an … Continue reading

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Consumerism, the real meaning of Christmas

We consume because of biological imperatives. So how do we stop it being so destructive? [2 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] You’ll need to know this: including today there are just 23 days left in which to buy your Christmas … Continue reading

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