Tag Archives: Damon Thomas

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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A lesson from the Great Depression

Franklin Roosevelt’s advice to his people to get together and start doing things is being applied by local governments in preparing for future oil scarcity [12 July 2011 | Peter Boyer] It’s hard to imagine a bleaker outlook than what … Continue reading

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