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Nero is fiddling while Rome burns

The political establishment continues to ignore the slow-burning fuse of global warming. [2 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Australia’s climate responsiveness must be raised several notches — and quickly — if we are to meet the climate challenges of our … Continue reading

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The heat is on our climate committees

A study showing how far Australia has fallen behind in emissions abatement, and some telling shots from Ross Garnaut, make for an interesting year for our climate committees. [26 October 2010 | Peter Boyer] Julia Gillard and her multi-party climate committee … Continue reading

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