Tag Archives: Hobart

Hobart City hits its climate straps

There’s a lot to feel good about in Hobart’s abatement and adaptation efforts, but it needs help from higher up There are times in the climate space when things go right. That doesn’t happen often enough, but when it does … Continue reading

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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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