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The world-wide trend toward sustainable communities

Local administrations around the world are stepping up efforts to build resilience into their communities. [14 October 2014 | Peter Boyer] “He’s from Barcelona.” That was Sybil Fawlty’s way of explaining the physical and verbal ineptitude of Manuel, the Spanish … Continue reading

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Renewable gas: energy of the future

A Tasmanian-based engineering firm is helping the City of Sydney develop a sustainable energy supply. [30 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Tasmania is the source of some great applied thinking in humanity’s huge quest for a more sustainable existence. Think … Continue reading

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NCCARF’s Australian Climate Adaptation Champions

From the website of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), 6 April 2011: Australia’s climate adaptation champions recognised A Queensland farmer, a Tasmanian journalist and a council planner from mid-coast NSW have been named among NCCARF’s first Climate … Continue reading

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