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The man who refuses to give up

In a world where despair seems the appropriate emotion, Al Gore continues to fly the flag of hope. [12 February 2013 | Peter Boyer] Al Gore is not your typical politician. Approaching 65, he still comes across as something of … Continue reading

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Catastrophic warming forecast as the UN sideshow rolls on

The Doha climate meeting has come and gone — and the news keeps getting worse. [11 December 2012 | Peter Boyer] As it now does every year in the month before Christmas, the United Nations has brought the world together … Continue reading

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The men in suits tackle our future

It seems the Australian government believes the UN climate process isn’t so important these days. [27 November 2012 | Peter Boyer] The Persian Gulf is getting into its cooler phase at this time of year, in the mid- to high-20s, … Continue reading

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