Category Archives: adaptation

Imagining the world ahead of us

The artist’s vision is an invaluable tool for comprehending what lies ahead [4 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] The 21st century, as one futurist website has it, will bring wondrous advances in medicine and energy but also economic hardship, resource … Continue reading

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A new climate group rises from TCAC’s ashes

The Hodgman government seems to want to go it alone on climate policy. That’s not a good idea. [9 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] Coincidentally, on World Environment Day this year Tasmania’s energy minister Matthew Groom introduced legislation to abolish … Continue reading

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Climate change is a local matter after all

As higher levels of government have vacated the climate policy space, it’s left to the bottom tier to show the way. [7 October 2014 | Peter Boyer] Public debate over how we should address climate change has tended to fixate … Continue reading

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