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Shooting people does nothing for addiction

“There is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.” – H.L. Mencken Early this month, amid a furore over his country’s police killing thousands of drug dealers, Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte let it slip … Continue reading

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Fleshing out the climate-health connection

A 2009 Lancet study put climate change at the top of the list of health threats this century, but the finding has yet to resonate with public health authorities. A Tasmanian public health specialist aims to change all that. [21 … Continue reading

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Why we need climate to be a Tasmanian election issue

Climate change seems to have missed a place on the Tasmanian election agenda. Now a campaign is under way to put it in its rightful place, at the top of Tasmania’s “to do” list. [19 January 2010 | Peter Boyer] Change … Continue reading

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