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Emissions Reduction Fund remains a mystery

Huge holes remain to be filled in the “centrepiece” of government climate policy. [6 May 2014 | Peter Boyer] The Abbott government’s first major climate policy statement since it was elected last September was quietly slipped into the public domain … Continue reading

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A builder shows a way to warmer, cheaper homes

A Tasmanian builder has shown that energy-efficient housing does’t have to cost the earth. [ 17 July 2012 | Peter Boyer] It was England, home of the class system, that spawned the notion of “chattering classes” — people who spend … Continue reading

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