Category Archives: psychology

Growing awareness of what’s around the corner

Getting our heads around the ethics and practicalities of climate issues. In this last month of summer, two events in Hobart highlight a widening, deepening awareness of what climate change will mean as this century wears on. Climate justice is … Continue reading

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Imagining a future where justice prevails

Elite sports have many options to deal with climate change not available to most. A Hobart conference looks at how we deal with climate injustice. How much heat and humidity should halt tennis matches? When temperatures pass 40C should cricketers … Continue reading

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On life, death and what comes after

Australians have much to be thankful for, not least their secular society During his address to the US congress a fortnight ago, Donald Trump looked up to the public gallery and said to a young woman, “Ryan is looking down … Continue reading

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