Tag Archives: Global Carbon Project

Tasmania joins the mad coal party

If you think Tasmania’s isolation protects us from the global madness that is modern coal mining, think again. [26 November 2013 | Peter Boyer] Let’s be clear: Employment is important. I have no problem with corporations paying people to dig … Continue reading

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Catastrophic warming forecast as the UN sideshow rolls on

The Doha climate meeting has come and gone — and the news keeps getting worse. [11 December 2012 | Peter Boyer] As it now does every year in the month before Christmas, the United Nations has brought the world together … Continue reading

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Greenhouse warming? As ridiculous as a sun-centred solar system!

The year just ended produced ample evidence that both the level of global carbon emissions and public awareness about the dangers of inaction are headed in the wrong direction. [3 January 2012 | Peter Boyer] With a brand spanking new … Continue reading

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