Tag Archives: Chris Sharples

Keeping tabs on the encroaching sea

Several lifetimes of high-level expertise and some diligent volunteer work are helping Tasmania get a handle on future sea-level rise. [16 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Insurance companies are really starting to feel the heat in the wake of last … Continue reading

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A reminder that climate change is upon us

A Hobart event this Saturday will be a reminder that it’s getting harder by the year to take effective action on our carbon emissions. [1 May 2012 | Peter Boyer] Since time immemorial, using whatever intellectual tools are available to … Continue reading

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How climate change is changing us

Keynote address to plenary session 2010 School Conference, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2 July 2010. View YouTube video here and here. [3 July 2010 | Peter Boyer] [Professor] Elaine Stratford [head, School of Geography and … Continue reading

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