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Don’t judge a year by a cold snap

Dealing with a counter-intuitive reality [11 January 2011 | Peter Boyer] Walking the dog on Fern Tree’s Pipeline Track, every so often I encounter our local weatherman, Bradley Hudson. We chat about this and that, including of course the weather … Continue reading

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Climate Advocacy Fund shows why accountancy is not boring

The attitudes and actions of companies in response to global warming are coming under some serious scrutiny, thanks to a new Australian enterprise called the Climate Advocacy Fund. [16 November 2010 | Peter Boyer] In younger days I enjoyed dipping into … 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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