Tag Archives: Climate Action Hobart

Memo Paul Harriss: Life is more than black and white

Paul Harriss’s zealous campaign against the forest conservationists is undermining his own government’s authority [23 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] The noise of discord around the world is more deafening by the day, which tells us more about information flows … Continue reading

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RET review: a demolition job on the way?

The Liberals’ own Renewable Energy Target is looking very shaky. Will this be the last domino to fall? [25 February 2014 | Peter Boyer] One by one, the jigsaw pieces are falling into place. Tony Abbott’s radical plan to reverse … Continue reading

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How the suits use denial as a tool

Fossil fuel interests and their apologists are relying on circular arguments to justify inaction on emissions. [18 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] Earth’s climate story is full of tipping points — times when there’s a discernable shift from one state … Continue reading

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