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University should take lead on fossil fuel stocks

Coal’s future looks gloomy, both ethically and financially. Now’s the time for the University of Tasmania to get out. [13 October 2015 | Peter Boyer] Volkswagen’s cheating scandal, a marketing and financial calamity for the giant car-maker, could trigger a … Continue reading

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How vulnerable is our transport fuel supply?

The smalltalk of government and corporate leaders masks a potential crisis in the supply of liquid fuels in Australia. [6 March 2012 | Peter Boyer] Tasmanians should be shielded from rising petrol prices, says RACT spokesman Vince Taskunas, who thinks … Continue reading

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