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The crazy saga of the great CSIRO sell-off

CSIRO’s death by 1000 cuts is creating international embarrassment for Australia. Competition isn’t everything. Communities also need people to be neighbourly, tolerant and well-mannered – the civilised attitudes and behaviours that bind us. Based on this need, we created public services … Continue reading

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Smashing headlights is no way to prepare for the future

A Hobart meeting discussing the biggest global issue of them all highlights our dire need for more climate knowledge. If the Turnbull government still needs convincing that we need all the climate modelling and analysis we can get our hands … Continue reading

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Biomass energy facts that we need to know

Wood is the new king of renewables in Europe, but how renewable is it?   The Europeans are the undisputed leaders in global action to reel in carbon emissions, working hard to drive down their own emissions while devising creative, … Continue reading

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