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How industry is getting on with deploying renewables

Industry makes the running while the politics of climate and energy remain in a rut Politicians and others holding out for a fossil-fuelled future had a big win last week. On top of the Turnbull government’s relentless denigration of wind and … Continue reading

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When leaders are silent

As the Abbott government plays havoc with Tasmania’s bottom line, the state’s leadership remains mute [4 November 2014 | Peter Boyer] Two events last week, one in Hobart, the other in Canberra, were depressing reminders of the yawning vacuum that … Continue reading

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Will Hodgman makes his climate pitch

It seems that Tasmanian Liberals are taking their own counsel on climate policy, though it remains a work in progress. [16 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Politics are different down here in Tasmania. Most parliaments have single-member electorates and simple … Continue reading

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