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A huge human effort produces a snapshot of our age

The IPCC report is a triumph of the intellect, but it will struggle to get the recognition it deserves. [1 October 2013 | Peter Boyer] The achievement of people working together can take the breath away, as in the sheer … Continue reading

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How poor Latin American countries came to lead the world

Bolivia and Ecuador are leading the way in developing rights for Mother Earth [3 May 2011 | Peter Boyer] In Hobart in November 2007, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra gave the world-premiere performance of Endling, a work by Sydney composer Andrew … Continue reading

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Garnaut: greenhouse science is “beyond reasonable doubt”

Ross Garnaut’s careful appraisal of climate science finds that evidence supporting decisive action has strengthened over the past three years. [22 March 2011 | Peter Boyer] The capacity Hobart audience turning out earlier this month to hear Professor Ross Garnaut … Continue reading

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