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Leaders will feel the heat in Paris

With global temperatures soaring, the pressure for a successful outcome in Paris will be huge [24 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s happening. Heat energy stored by the global ocean is now being released to the air around us, and … 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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Troubling signs from Antarctic ice

While global surface temperature records continue to fall, warming seas raise the spectre of irreversible melting in Antarctica [28 October 2014| Peter Boyer] Some news we could have done without: Planet Earth has just had its warmest September since global … Continue reading

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