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Private money keeps the climate flame alive

Governments don’t want to talk about climate policy, but determined individuals are funding quality sources of information [9 June 2015 | Peter Boyer] Intangible and elusive, climate change slips past unnoticed. Like growing older, we only see it when it’s already passed.  We also … Continue reading

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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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Amid all the hoopla, the science continues

Robert Manne is being too hasty in proclaiming that the ascendancy of global warming denial spells defeat for climate science. [14 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] “Victory of the Denialists: How climate science was vanquished” is the banner headline on … Continue reading

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