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Tim Flannery finds some silver linings

Is there any light down that long dark tunnel? [29 September | Peter Boyer] Spring has sprung and life is full of promise. This is surely a season for hope. In Washington (where it’s autumn), a joint weekend statement by … Continue reading

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Warning: don’t put your eggs in the technology basket

Technology offers no short-cut to solving our climate dilemma. Only our collective effort can do that. [9 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Fictional stories and characters can be a big influence on who we are. At school I fancied I … Continue reading

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Geoengineering: Rich men playing God?

Proposals to manipulate Earth’s climate to reduce greenhouse warming are getting traction as our mitigation efforts fail to make headway. They promise quick results, but their potential deployment opens an enormous can of worms. [25 May 2010 | Peter Boyer] “Global … Continue reading

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