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Sea level: doing nothing is no option

The inevitability of future sea level rise requires action now. I take my hat off to Hobart City for its persistent efforts to get its people engaged with that bothersome matter of climate change, specifically what it will do to … Continue reading

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A plea to politicians: find the common ground on climate

Australia won’t achieve its emissions goals without cross-party effort Last Friday’s entry into force of the 2016 Paris Agreement raises the pressure on all Australian governments to put in place long-term plans to cut carbon emissions. That comes on top … Continue reading

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Science as politics: the world view of Senator Roberts

Malcolm Roberts uses the parliamentary platform to peddle his climate fantasies Federal parliament, which has heard more than its share of climate change doubt, got a hefty dose of it this month from a exceptionally dedicated exponent. Malcolm Roberts, once … Continue reading

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