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Europe’s gold standard should be ours too

Our own economic future is being compromised by our failure to join the heavy lifting on climate policy. [18 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] All things are relative, and carbon emissions targets are no exception. What we think of Australia’s … Continue reading

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Climate action: the world is doing more than we think

We can rest assured,  Australia is not ahead of the pack on climate measures [28 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] I’ll concede one point to the climate sceptics. There’s something surreal in the whole debate about man-made climate change. Last … Continue reading

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Climbing the mountain that is carbon pricing

The respective climate policies of the major parties for the 2010 Australian election bring no joy to those who want effective action to cut emissions. [20 July 2010 | Peter Boyer] There can be few more depressing prospects than Election 2010. … Continue reading

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