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In praise of big thinkers

I owe much to the wide-ranging, fearless thinking of two Tasmanians. [26 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] About seven years ago I got a telephone call from someone introducing himself as “Evans from Premaydena”. He asked if we could chat … Continue reading

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Renewable energy is not a straightforward solution

Renewable energy is making progress, but it’s no replacement for fossil fuel. [4 December 2012 | Peter Boyer] Good news, it would seem. Within 40 years, according to Australia’s Climate Commission, “the Australian economy could be powered almost entirely by renewable … Continue reading

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How Copenhagen changed the world

On paper, as an attempt to meet the climate change challenge Copenhagen was a failure. But in bringing into the spotlight the urgent need to address our carbon emissions, it was an outstanding success. [22 December 2009 | Peter Boyer] How … Continue reading

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