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The real intergenerational theft

Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey make much of their concern for future generations. Their cavalier attitude to climate policy says otherwise. [10 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s February 2010. Prime minister Kevin Rudd’s “Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme” is the … Continue reading

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Taming the traffic: a Danish recipe for better cities

One way of cutting down on motor vehicle emissions is to make it more pleasant to visit the city without your car close at hand. Enter Jan Gehl, whose mission is liveable cities. [2 March 2010 | Peter Boyer] When Jan … Continue reading

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The quest for a million-year ice record

The world’s ice sheets are our best record of what the climate was like thousands of years ago. Now an international team has begun the search for a million-year ice core from the continent’s deepest ice. Continue reading

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