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For the sake of appearances, Greg Hunt sells out

Approval of the Carmichael project ignores the biggest impact of all [12 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] Most people want to be seen by others as the genuine article, someone honest, reliable, what-you-see-is-what-you-get. But being human is complicated. As long … Continue reading

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The false promise of fossil-fuelled prosperity

Our contradictory climate-energy policies will hurt us in the end. [23 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Every week seems to bring a new setback to the global effort to curb carbon emissions. As if we didn’t have enough challenges, now … Continue reading

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