Tag Archives: Lisa Singh

The politics of ignorance

The party-political games being played over energy policy are beyond a joke. The only real story in Cory Bernardi’s inevitable divorce from the Liberals was the timing of his departure, just seven months after Liberal voters gave him a six-year … Continue reading

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Labor recharges its climate policy but ditches a champion

There’s a good chance that climate policy will determine the next election, but unfortunately Lisa Singh won’t get the reward she deserves. [28 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] The complaint at the weekend about Labor’s recharged climate policy, that we … Continue reading

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Where’s the action in this “action plan”?

Tasmania’s new climate-energy plan lacks the spark that could get us going. We can do better. [2 August 2011 | Peter Boyer] Tasmania is well placed to act decisively on climate change and lead the world in embracing a low-carbon … Continue reading

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