Tag Archives: Katrina Graham

Going where governments fear to tread

Party politics is making it impossible to get traction on climate policy at higher levels of government, but others are stepping up. The modest attendance at a Hobart Town Hall event last week belied the significance of the occasion: the … Continue reading

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Preparing a new generation for living sustainably

How schools are stepping in where public discourse has failed In September, carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their annual minimum. For the first time in human history, last month they stayed above 400 parts per million, making it all … Continue reading

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Local government weighs climate risks

There’s no place like home. That’s why local government is a key to a successful climate strategy. [13 August 2013 | Peter Boyer] An unfortunate casualty of Kevin Rudd’s decision to go to an election on 7 September was a … Continue reading

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