Tag Archives: Future Fund

How powerful men are skewing the climate debate

A position of authority guarantees neither knowledge nor wisdom. [22 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Fiona Stanley is an eminent medical scientist, public health specialist and 2003 Australian of the Year. Western Australia is naming a new hospital after her. … Continue reading

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The multiple faces of climate denial

The most crucial battlefront in the effort to cut carbon emissions is in the boardrooms of Australia. [18 December 2012 | Peter Boyer] Denial comes in many forms. Faced with unimpeachable evidence that something’s the case, there are any number … Continue reading

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A banker’s thoughts on the science of climate

It’s fine for a banker to endow us with his wisdom on financial matters. It’s not fine when he uses his platform to contradict the prevailing science of climate change. [13 December 2011 | Peter Boyer] A couple of weeks … Continue reading

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