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Amateurs at work

The Abbott government believes it can ignore its climate experts with impunity. [2 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] A fortnight ago investment banker and company director Maurice Newman mused aloud that “climate change is determined by the sun, not humans”. … Continue reading

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A glimmer of light in the murky haze

Sometimes governments get it right. Climate Futures for Tasmania was an investment that is already paying off, in high-quality data about our future. [29 March 2011 | Peter Boyer] All the angry noise about alarmism and a carbon tax doesn’t … Continue reading

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