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Australia’s slide into climate policy obscurity

The unhappy coincidence of the Warsaw climate meeting and Tony Abbott’s drive to repeal Australia’s carbon price [12 November 2013 | Peter Boyer] Today, at long last, we’re to get a look at Australia’s new order. As federal parliament begins its final sitting … Continue reading

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On being thankful for small mercies

Sustainability policy is moving at a snail’s pace in Tasmania, but elsewhere things are moving even more slowly. [13 November 2012 | Peter Boyer] There’s a story going round that Tasmania is a basket case. With a near-empty kitty we … Continue reading

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