Tag Archives: Guy Pearse

Divestment: the new weapon in the carbon war

Money is a great motivator. Divestment from fossil fuel industries may yet prove to be a game-changer. [17 September 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s true: money makes the world go round. It puts the food on the table. It’s our … Continue reading

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Why we need the carbon trading bill to pass

Australia’s carbon pollution reduction legislation is badly flawed, but in our battle against global warming we’re going to have to live with emissions trading. Continue reading

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The hypocrisy of outsourcing our emission problems

Stopping devastating tropical logging is a good thing, but it should never be at the expense of reducing emissions at home. Continue reading

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