Tag Archives: Climate Futures for Tasmania

The multiple faces of climate denial

The most crucial battlefront in the effort to cut carbon emissions is in the boardrooms of Australia. [18 December 2012 | Peter Boyer] Denial comes in many forms. Faced with unimpeachable evidence that something’s the case, there are any number … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s unique climate vision

Climate Futures for Tasmania was a far-sighted investment in a unique product that will be an invaluable tool for land managers in the 21st century. [11 October 2011 | Peter Boyer] Here’s some good news. The Tasmanian government, for all … Continue reading

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A glimmer of light in the murky haze

Sometimes governments get it right. Climate Futures for Tasmania was an investment that is already paying off, in high-quality data about our future. [29 March 2011 | Peter Boyer] All the angry noise about alarmism and a carbon tax doesn’t … Continue reading

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