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Technology is leaving Tony Abbott behind

The Liberal spill has only amplified the ignorance and uncertainty that characterises our national leadership. [10 February 2015 | Peter Boyer] As a chastened, wounded Tony Abbott prepares for an uncertain future, spare a thought for the climate. Malcolm Turnbull’s … Continue reading

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Our fossil-fuelled heaven is turning apocalyptic

Somehow we have to find a way of connecting political and business talk about fossil fuels with the physical consequences of burning them [13 January 2015 | Peter Boyer]   A paper published in the renowned science journal Nature last … Continue reading

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Coal is starting to look like a stranded asset

Government support for King Coal is misplaced, short-sighted and foolish. [21 October 2014 | Peter Boyer] You might think money and power are what motivate the people who make those huge holes in the ground to dig up vast quantities … Continue reading

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