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Pumped hydro: schemes, rhetoric and confusion

There’s plenty of talk around pumped hydro, but so far it’s only adding to the confusion. Politics and commerce are all about negotiation, but man-made climate change is essentially non-negotiable. When they come together, a mess is all but inevitable. Science … Continue reading

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Men without honour: how climate denial is wrecking the Liberal Party

On the conservative side of Federal Parliament are a cabal of climate change deniers who are determined to stop any action by Australia to lower its carbon emissions. In the process they are splitting the Liberal Party asunder. [1 December … Continue reading

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