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Sustainable cities are equitable cities

Habitat III will have important things to say about urbanisation, but there can be little confidence it will have an impact in Australia. It may seem obvious that most people live in cities, but it’s actually been true for less … Continue reading

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The men in suits tackle our future

It seems the Australian government believes the UN climate process isn’t so important these days. [27 November 2012 | Peter Boyer] The Persian Gulf is getting into its cooler phase at this time of year, in the mid- to high-20s, … Continue reading

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Face it, the Rio summit was a failure

Twenty years on, Rio is a shadow of what it represented in 1992. [26 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] If the aim of last week’s “Rio+20” environment summit was to show the world that a sustainable global economy is a … Continue reading

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