Category Archives: Garnaut

A faint glimmer through a murky haze

Australian politics is much preoccupied with climate change these days, but so far it’s nearly all noise. A new carbon price proposal offers some faint hope. [16 February 2010 | Peter Boyer] The climate debate is getting noisy . Before, it … Continue reading

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Australia takes the low road

Kevin Rudd’s promise of leadership on climate change is looking fraudulent in the wake of the pathetic emissions targets announced last week. Continue reading

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A lesson from the financial crisis: don’t wait for the crash

The economic crisis is just a sideshow compared with the task ahead in confronting climate change. Continue reading

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