Tag Archives: Climate Institute

Preparing a new generation for living sustainably

How schools are stepping in where public discourse has failed In September, carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their annual minimum. For the first time in human history, last month they stayed above 400 parts per million, making it all … Continue reading

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Government’s climate credibility on the line

The government’s post-2020 emissions target paper suggests it’s aware that it has to lift its game, but it has a massive task. [7 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] “We are determined to reduce emissions,” declared a media release about climate change issued from … Continue reading

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Liberals lift the lid on carbon emissions

The ascension of Tony Abbott will make it harder to contain our emissions. [20 August 2013 | Peter Boyer] Barring some sort of accident, in 18 days Tony Abbott will become prime minister-elect, an event that will bring a seismic … Continue reading

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