Tag Archives: Don Henry

Palmer gives oxygen to the climate debate

Clive Palmer is about to vote out Australia’s hard-won carbon price, but the news isn’t all bad. [1 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] Let’s start with some good news. Clive Palmer’s meeting with Al Gore last week yielded some very … Continue reading

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Consorting with the enemy

No-man’s land is a scary place, but it’s better than the trenches. [21 May 2013 | Peter Boyer] I don’t agree, said the novelist Richard Flanagan. We don’t either, said numerous others in angry blogs and letters to the editor. … Continue reading

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The heat is on our climate committees

A study showing how far Australia has fallen behind in emissions abatement, and some telling shots from Ross Garnaut, make for an interesting year for our climate committees. [26 October 2010 | Peter Boyer] Julia Gillard and her multi-party climate committee … Continue reading

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