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A huge human effort produces a snapshot of our age

The IPCC report is a triumph of the intellect, but it will struggle to get the recognition it deserves. [1 October 2013 | Peter Boyer] The achievement of people working together can take the breath away, as in the sheer … Continue reading

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Amid all the hoopla, the science continues

Robert Manne is being too hasty in proclaiming that the ascendancy of global warming denial spells defeat for climate science. [14 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] “Victory of the Denialists: How climate science was vanquished” is the banner headline on … Continue reading

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Climate studies give us the chance to plan ahead

Our climate future is being unfolded before our eyes. We can ignore the implications, or make early planning decisions to deal with them. [12 October 2010 | Peter Boyer] What’s ahead? Since the year dot, humans have been asking that question. … Continue reading

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