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We can do without the gold standard rules, thank you

Greg Hunt’s optimism is misplaced. It’s past time our government dropped the deception over emissions. [1 December 2015 | Peter Boyer] Last week we got an idea of how Australia might put its case in the Paris climate meeting when … Continue reading

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Leaders will feel the heat in Paris

With global temperatures soaring, the pressure for a successful outcome in Paris will be huge [24 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s happening. Heat energy stored by the global ocean is now being released to the air around us, and … Continue reading

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Fingers crossed on Turnbull’s climate plans

There are many obstacles that could prevent Malcolm Turnbull recalibrating climate policy, but also huge opportunities. [16 September 2015 | Peter Boyer] At long last there’s hope that Australia under a Liberal government might actually contribute something to the global … Continue reading

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