Tag Archives: Climate Change Authority

Ominous portents of a slow train wreck

We now have evidence that Australia’s carbon price scheme was working, plus some strong indications that its replacement will be a dud. [30 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] Two days before Christmas, without a murmur, the federal government let slip … Continue reading

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Palmer gives oxygen to the climate debate

Clive Palmer is about to vote out Australia’s hard-won carbon price, but the news isn’t all bad. [1 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] Let’s start with some good news. Clive Palmer’s meeting with Al Gore last week yielded some very … Continue reading

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Government shuns expert help on climate

The government’s alternative to the Climate Change Authority looks decidedly shonky. [8 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] No-one’s going to be telling Tony Abbott or his environment minister, Greg Hunt, how to do climate policy. That’s why they’re trying to get … Continue reading

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