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Wanted: A political leader with a vision for a sustainable future

28 August 2013 | Helen Camakaris* This article first appeared in The Conversation on 28 August 2013. A sustainable future remains within our grasp but – thanks to the way human brains work – only governments can implement many of … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull lights a fuse

Malcolm Turnbull has re-lit the climate fuse in the Opposition ranks. We’ll have to wait to find out whether it will all blow up in his face. [31 May 2011 | Peter Boyer] Politics has its less newsworthy periods, but … Continue reading

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Climate: How the parties shape up

Tasmanian politicians are still trying to come to grips with how to tackle climate change. Four party representatives have shown that that we might be able to find common cause and start to act coherently — if only party hacks … Continue reading

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