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Danger signs from a warming ocean

Jokes aside, our oceans are changing dramatically and permanently. [15 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] As immigration minister Peter Dutton observed last week, for all the wrong reasons, time matters little when water is lapping at your door. It was … Continue reading

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For those who labour, some cheering news

The US-China climate pact is shaping as a game-changer in the battle against global warming. [18 November 2014 | Peter Boyer] When things need doing and authorities are nowhere to be seen, people have a way of filling the gaps. … Continue reading

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To understand climate, look to the sea

Ever-more urgent warnings about the state of the climate are coming from our oceans. [19 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] To understand global climate we have to consider the whole planet. Isn’t that obvious to everyone? Perhaps not. Nearly all … Continue reading

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