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Climate change is a local matter after all

As higher levels of government have vacated the climate policy space, it’s left to the bottom tier to show the way. [7 October 2014 | Peter Boyer] Public debate over how we should address climate change has tended to fixate … Continue reading

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Some good ideas to keep politicians occupied

Politicians appear to have lost direction. Phil Harrington has some climate change policy ideas that should keep Tasmania’s politicians occupied for the rest of their careers—and beyond. [25 August 2009 | Peter Boyer] At a certain age, it’s said, nostalgia kicks … Continue reading

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Climate change demands an educational re-think

If we’re to make headway in reducing carbon emissions, we need to help our young people develop the resources they need for this long-term task. In the process we will all find many rewards. Continue reading

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