Tag Archives: Thomas Friedman

The danse macabre of politics, business and carbon dioxide

Business’s bottom line is now the favoured target of activists seeking to have an impact on our relentlessly-rising CO2 levels [24 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] By the end of next year, for the first time in human history, the … Continue reading

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O’Connor’s blueprint for avoiding the unmanageable

The Giddings government’s attempts at climate policy have so far been notable only for their failings. The latest “issues paper” is some reason for optimism. [30 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] When climate first appeared on the Tasmanian policy agenda … Continue reading

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