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The CSIRO spat that Australia can’t afford to ignore

The future of climate research in Australia is an issue tailor-made for Malcolm Turnbull to take a stand on. Yet he remains aloof from the debate. A notable centenary happens next month. On March 16, 1916, a young Australian nation … Continue reading

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Strong emissions targets are the real leadership test

The government looks the goods on terrorism, but climate change presents a much bigger challenge. [30 June 2015 | Peter Boyer] When federal parliament voted last week to cut by 20 per cent the amount of clean energy it aims … Continue reading

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Tasmania stakes a claim to leadership

The new Tasmanian climate change strategy is a huge advance on the 2011 version. Does it give us bragging rights? [3 December 2013 | Peter Boyer] What does it mean to be a Tasmanian? What is our place in the … Continue reading

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