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Things are stirring out in the bush

The National Party is being forced to address the zealots in its ranks who keep denying the bleeding obvious. Not so long ago policy battles over climate change in Australia were a city thing: latte-sipping climate junkies versus old-school establishment … Continue reading

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Unsettling questions about dam-building

New dams may appeal to politicians, but they don’t solve water shortages. Sometimes the steady drip-drip of melting ice in a warming climate can turn into a catastrophe, as was evident in last week’s video of water, mud and rocks … Continue reading

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The stories that shape our lives

Our lives are being determined not by objective truth but by the stories we spin around it. As a second wave of COVID-19 swept across the US late last year, hospital staff were confronted by patients who didn’t like them … Continue reading

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