Tag Archives: Clive Palmer

Fingers crossed on Turnbull’s climate plans

There are many obstacles that could prevent Malcolm Turnbull recalibrating climate policy, but also huge opportunities. [16 September 2015 | Peter Boyer] At long last there’s hope that Australia under a Liberal government might actually contribute something to the global … Continue reading

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Axing the tax is not so simple, after all

We owe it to our obstructing Senate for helping to reveal the true cost of abandoning carbon pricing. [15 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] If it hadn’t actually happened, no-one would believe the story of the lingering death of Australia’s … 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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