Tag Archives: Climate Futures Tasmania

Local government weighs climate risks

There’s no place like home. That’s why local government is a key to a successful climate strategy. [13 August 2013 | Peter Boyer] An unfortunate casualty of Kevin Rudd’s decision to go to an election on 7 September was a … Continue reading

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Lesley Hughes: Why we should feel good about Tasmania

Tasmania has many advantages over other places in meeting the challenge of changing climate, something we should feel positive about, says Lesley Hughes. [12 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] What’s the capital of Tasmania? The answer is $3.50, according to … Continue reading

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Climate studies give us the chance to plan ahead

Our climate future is being unfolded before our eyes. We can ignore the implications, or make early planning decisions to deal with them. [12 October 2010 | Peter Boyer] What’s ahead? Since the year dot, humans have been asking that question. … Continue reading

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