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Coal: the black cloud on Turnbull’s horizon

We can end the climate threat posed by coal by removing the public subsidies that underpin its profits. [Peter Boyer | 17 November 2015] There’s a hint of a breeze blowing through Australia’s climate policy space in the wake of … Continue reading

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Our carbon price hangs in the balance

An Abbott win on Saturday signals danger for Australia’s hard-won carbon price. [3 September 2013 | Peter Boyer] Here’s the message about climate change from Tony Abbott’s campaign launch at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on August 25. Did you … Continue reading

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So we have a carbon tax. What happens now?

The passing of the carbon pricing legislation was a history-making event, but it is just the start of a long journey. [15 November 2011 | Peter Boyer] “Today we have made history,” Julia Gillard told a packed news conference in … Continue reading

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