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Divestment: the new weapon in the carbon war

Money is a great motivator. Divestment from fossil fuel industries may yet prove to be a game-changer. [17 September 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s true: money makes the world go round. It puts the food on the table. It’s our … Continue reading

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Local government weighs climate risks

There’s no place like home. That’s why local government is a key to a successful climate strategy. [13 August 2013 | Peter Boyer] An unfortunate casualty of Kevin Rudd’s decision to go to an election on 7 September was a … Continue reading

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Big questions hang over climate policies

Labor’s carbon pricing is at best only part of the answer, and science tells us the Liberals’ soil sequestration policy just doesn’t cut it. [9 July 2013| Peter Boyer] The battle is joined. Julia Gillard’s generous parting gift to Kevin … Continue reading

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