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Reflections on our troubling times

The world’s most prestigious scientific institutions say we’ve got a problem. Why don’t our leaders believe them? [25 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] We’ve grown up to believe that scientists are reliable sources of information about us and our universe. … Continue reading

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The state of our climate

Australia’s national climate research agencies have issued their direst warning yet about the state of the climate, but who’s listening? [20 March 2012 | Peter Boyer] The most remarkable thing about last week’s deceptively-brief “State of the Climate” report is not … Continue reading

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