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Local government: voices from among us

With higher tiers of government falling victim to ideology and big business, we need to hear the voices of ordinary people. [12 May 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s hard to ignore the solemn, deliberate voice of leading US climate scientist … Continue reading

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Our government’s dodgy climate politics

Many members of the Abbott government, including the leader, have shown a reckless disregard of scientific advice.  [4 February 2014 | Peter Boyer] Senator Ian Macdonald came on to my radar back in the late 1990s, when as parliamentary secretary … Continue reading

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