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After the carbon price, what?

We are now more or less back where we started in 2007. Except, luckily, for the RET, the CEFC and one or two other quite useful acronyms. [22 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] So this is it. A decade of effort … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull lights a fuse

Malcolm Turnbull has re-lit the climate fuse in the Opposition ranks. We’ll have to wait to find out whether it will all blow up in his face. [31 May 2011 | Peter Boyer] Politics has its less newsworthy periods, but … Continue reading

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Population overload begins to exercise political minds

Australia’s recent population surge has attracted attention from some influential quarters. [17 August 2010 | Peter Boyer] Eons before Jesus and Solomon walked the earth, humans called Australia home. They were here tens of thousands of years before the last ice … Continue reading

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