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The madness of mining for oil in Alberta

The things we will do for a quick buck [6 January 2015 | Peter Boyer] The pictures show rich wheat fields under big prairie skies giving way in the west to rolling foothills and the pine-clad, snow-topped Canadian Rockies. Alberta … Continue reading

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The state of our climate

Australia’s national climate research agencies have issued their direst warning yet about the state of the climate, but who’s listening? [20 March 2012 | Peter Boyer] The most remarkable thing about last week’s deceptively-brief “State of the Climate” report is not … Continue reading

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