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Smashing headlights is no way to prepare for the future

A Hobart meeting discussing the biggest global issue of them all highlights our dire need for more climate knowledge. If the Turnbull government still needs convincing that we need all the climate modelling and analysis we can get our hands … Continue reading

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Our government’s dodgy climate politics

Many members of the Abbott government, including the leader, have shown a reckless disregard of scientific advice.  [4 February 2014 | Peter Boyer] Senator Ian Macdonald came on to my radar back in the late 1990s, when as parliamentary secretary … Continue reading

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Men without honour: how climate denial is wrecking the Liberal Party

On the conservative side of Federal Parliament are a cabal of climate change deniers who are determined to stop any action by Australia to lower its carbon emissions. In the process they are splitting the Liberal Party asunder. [1 December … Continue reading

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