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The real intergenerational theft

Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey make much of their concern for future generations. Their cavalier attitude to climate policy says otherwise. [10 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s February 2010. Prime minister Kevin Rudd’s “Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme” is the … Continue reading

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Our pressing need to account for terrestrial carbon

We know how much carbon is released by fossil fuel burning, but we are relatively ignorant of what comes out of our farms and forests. The amount of carbon involved is enormous. This is an information battle that we have … Continue reading

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Getting real about forestry emissions

Until our government heeds the science on emissions from clear-felling mature native forest, Tasmania’s official emissions statistics will not tell it as it is. Continue reading

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