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The high price of today’s inaction

What we do now and over the next decade to lessen our impact on the planet will determine our future. Doing nothing is not an option, says the IPCC. [11 November 2014 | Peter Boyer] A sprightly octogenarian scholar and … Continue reading

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Powershift 2011: young people breaking through the barriers

By Soliman Aït Maamar | 18 November 2011 Powershift is organised annually by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, an organisation bringing together young people seeking to make a real impact on Australia’s (and the world’s) effort to abate our greenhouse … Continue reading

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Population overload begins to exercise political minds

Australia’s recent population surge has attracted attention from some influential quarters. [17 August 2010 | Peter Boyer] Eons before Jesus and Solomon walked the earth, humans called Australia home. They were here tens of thousands of years before the last ice … Continue reading

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