Tag Archives: Greg Combet

Our carbon price hangs in the balance

An Abbott win on Saturday signals danger for Australia’s hard-won carbon price. [3 September 2013 | Peter Boyer] Here’s the message about climate change from Tony Abbott’s campaign launch at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on August 25. Did you … 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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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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