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The scary world of 4C of warming

The world we’re on track to achieve is one that’s 4C warmer. As a new Australian book demonstrates, that would be anything but a picnic. [21 January 2014 | Peter Boyer] It’s possible to have a life on mainland Australia, … Continue reading

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Rail: do we have the vision to make it work?

Rail is known to be an effective means of mass transportation in a fuel-starved world. Does Tasmania have what it takes to revive its lost passenger rail service? Continue reading

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