Tag Archives: Tony Press

A government at a crossroads

It’s time Tasmanian leaders accepted responsibility for mitigating climate change. Will Hodgman’s government is nothing if not busy when it comes to getting the message out. In the past month it has put out 126 media releases – over four … Continue reading

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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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A lord blesses Tasmania with his presence

Christopher Monckton’s self-assurance allows him to ignore inconvenient facts. [5 March 2013 | Peter Boyer] All those centuries of selective breeding and dealing with lesser mortals have taught the British aristocracy a thing or two about stamping their authority on … Continue reading

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