Tag Archives: Paul Lennon

The scary world of 4C of warming

The world we’re on track to achieve is one that’s 4C warmer. As a new Australian book demonstrates, that would be anything but a picnic. [21 January 2014 | Peter Boyer] It’s possible to have a life on mainland Australia, … Continue reading

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Consorting with the enemy

No-man’s land is a scary place, but it’s better than the trenches. [21 May 2013 | Peter Boyer] I don’t agree, said the novelist Richard Flanagan. We don’t either, said numerous others in angry blogs and letters to the editor. … Continue reading

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O’Connor’s blueprint for avoiding the unmanageable

The Giddings government’s attempts at climate policy have so far been notable only for their failings. The latest “issues paper” is some reason for optimism. [30 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] When climate first appeared on the Tasmanian policy agenda … Continue reading

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