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The stars are lining up against fossil fuels

With government help, coal miners and exporters are fighting a rearguard action to keep their businesses afloat [3 June 2014 | Peter Boyer] For the big wheels in Australian mining, the Great Hall of Parliament in Canberra was the place to … Continue reading

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A lesson from the financial crisis: don’t wait for the crash

The economic crisis is just a sideshow compared with the task ahead in confronting climate change. Continue reading

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