Category Archives: wood

What happens when the buzz goes away?

Will Hodgman has achieved his life’s ambition, but we know little about what he has in store for us. [18 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] At last, Australia’s most experienced opposition leader has won the prize for which he’s been … Continue reading

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Tasmania stakes a claim to leadership

The new Tasmanian climate change strategy is a huge advance on the 2011 version. Does it give us bragging rights? [3 December 2013 | Peter Boyer] What does it mean to be a Tasmanian? What is our place in the … Continue reading

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Renewable gas: energy of the future

A Tasmanian-based engineering firm is helping the City of Sydney develop a sustainable energy supply. [30 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Tasmania is the source of some great applied thinking in humanity’s huge quest for a more sustainable existence. Think … Continue reading

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