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Government deception is trashing our future

Josh Frydenberg’s claim that our emissions are under control is a dangerous delusion. He’s at it again. A month after spinning last year’s rising carbon emissions as being “on track”, Josh Frydenberg’s comment last week on even worse March quarter … Continue reading

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The contradiction that bedevils energy policy

The Turnbull government’s continuing support for fossil fuels imperils us all. Everything that’s wrong with the government’s vision for Australia’s energy future emerged in this single utterance by Malcolm Turnbull last week: “We have a commitment in Australia which is … Continue reading

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YMCA solar array a beacon for the rest of us

Solar power isn’t going to solve global warming, but it’s a great motivator [5 May 2015 | Peter Boyer] Great news for YMCA Launceston’s bottom line: a big new rooftop solar array now on line at its Kings Meadows recreation … Continue reading

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