Tag Archives: Rob Manson

Tastex makes a move into solar-powered knitwear

A Tasmanian not-for-profit takes a leap where governments fear to tread. Repeated policy failures and a blinkered fixation on the bottom line have taught us that the top levels of government and business aren’t good at leading progressive change. But don’t … Continue reading

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Government takes aim at Renewable Energy Target

Terminating Australia’s carbon price scheme wasn’t enough for the Abbott government. Now the Renewable Energy Target is in its sights. [29 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] In a few weeks’ time a Hobart suburban household, a heavy energy user, will … Continue reading

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