Tag Archives: Robin Gray

Will Hodgman makes his climate pitch

It seems that Tasmanian Liberals are taking their own counsel on climate policy, though it remains a work in progress. [16 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] Politics are different down here in Tasmania. Most parliaments have single-member electorates and simple … Continue reading

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Didn’t anyone teach our leaders how to share?

Past attempts at cooperative government have ended in failure, but now we have a confident Green party prepared to negotiate its way into government. For the sake of real (as opposed to fake) environmental and energy policy, it’s to be hoped … Continue reading

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Playing party games under darkening skies

The imperative of acting on climate change and peak oil seems to be lost on our parliamentarians, who appear far too busy denigrating each other to address real issues. Continue reading

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