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Home, not-so-sweet Home

There are ways of making homes less burnable, but then there’s nature — especially human nature. [26 February 2013 | Peter Boyer] Some rain has come and, fingers crossed, the bushfire season might just be over — a good time … Continue reading

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Our first climate minister sees cause for hope

Tasmania’s new climate change minister Nick McKim is an optimist, which according to one definition is an uninformed pessimist. But he’s determined to make a difference. [1 June 2010 | Peter Boyer] To use a topical metaphor, science and politics are … Continue reading

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