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Reconsidering light rail for Hobart

Light rail is a planning tool, not simply a mode of transport, says Peter Newman [20 October 2015 | Peter Boyer] There’s a Climate Tasmania public forum in Hobart this evening that wants participants to think outside the square in … Continue reading

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Is China a window to our own future?

China shows us the best and the worst of unfettered development. It’s keeping us afloat for now, but there are big headaches ahead. [29 May 2012 | Peter Boyer] It used to be said that to see the future we … Continue reading

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NCCARF’s Australian Climate Adaptation Champions

From the website of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), 6 April 2011: Australia’s climate adaptation champions recognised A Queensland farmer, a Tasmanian journalist and a council planner from mid-coast NSW have been named among NCCARF’s first Climate … Continue reading

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