Tag Archives: Barnaby Joyce

Doubt merchants and their self-inflicted blindness

The people obstructing our already difficult path to a low-carbon future Want to know why power bills are so high? Look no further than South Australia’s battery project and other “make-believe solutions to a make-believe crisis”. That was Andrew Bolt’s advice … Continue reading

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Finkel’s purse may not be silk, but at least it’s a purse

As a climate plan it’s second-rate, but it’s our best chance to end the climate wars. It can be no surprise that Tony Abbott looks with great suspicion on the review into the security of our electricity supply led by … Continue reading

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The rise and rise of Action Man

We lionise people of action, but they don’t always deliver what’s needed. [24 April 2012 | Peter Boyer] It’s a funny thing that while our waistlines expand along with our aversion to exercise, we seem to be hearing and talking … Continue reading

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