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An “angry summer” raises questions about leadership

It’s a 500 to 1 bet that Australia’s summer of extremes really is caused by human-induced warming, says climatologist Will Steffen. [12 March 2013 | Peter Boyer] After an anxious week of smoke and ash from a wildfire threatening my … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s unique climate vision

Climate Futures for Tasmania was a far-sighted investment in a unique product that will be an invaluable tool for land managers in the 21st century. [11 October 2011 | Peter Boyer] Here’s some good news. The Tasmanian government, for all … Continue reading

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