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The drawn-out dethroning of King Coal

The prime minister’s belief in King Coal is financially foolhardy and bad for the health of the planet. [11 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] If, perhaps encouraged by last week’s snow, you still harbour a secret belief that global warming … Continue reading

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How powerful men are skewing the climate debate

A position of authority guarantees neither knowledge nor wisdom. [22 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Fiona Stanley is an eminent medical scientist, public health specialist and 2003 Australian of the Year. Western Australia is naming a new hospital after her. … Continue reading

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Climate Advocacy Fund shows why accountancy is not boring

The attitudes and actions of companies in response to global warming are coming under some serious scrutiny, thanks to a new Australian enterprise called the Climate Advocacy Fund. [16 November 2010 | Peter Boyer] In younger days I enjoyed dipping into … Continue reading

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