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Smashing headlights is no way to prepare for the future

A Hobart meeting discussing the biggest global issue of them all highlights our dire need for more climate knowledge. If the Turnbull government still needs convincing that we need all the climate modelling and analysis we can get our hands … Continue reading

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Danger signs from a warming ocean

Jokes aside, our oceans are changing dramatically and permanently. [15 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] As immigration minister Peter Dutton observed last week, for all the wrong reasons, time matters little when water is lapping at your door. It was … Continue reading

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To understand climate, look to the sea

Ever-more urgent warnings about the state of the climate are coming from our oceans. [19 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] To understand global climate we have to consider the whole planet. Isn’t that obvious to everyone? Perhaps not. Nearly all … Continue reading

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