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Houston, we have a problem

Despite Harvey’s battering, US political and opinion leaders are holding fast to the idea that extreme events are unrelated to man-made climate change. Deluged with news from Texas, we can be forgiven for thinking that Hurricane Harvey was the worst global weather event … Continue reading

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Garnaut: Politics wins over reality

The Garnaut climate action plan is well-researched and solidly-based, but is far too influenced by “political reality”. Its implications for our future are sobering. Continue reading

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