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Tasmania’s energy strategy tackles the shock of the new

The current iteration of Tasmania’s energy strategy has discerned new forces at work; now it must work out how to deal with them. [17 February 2015 | Peter Boyer] The first thing to be said about the Tasmanian government’s five-year … Continue reading

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The madness of mining for oil in Alberta

The things we will do for a quick buck [6 January 2015 | Peter Boyer] The pictures show rich wheat fields under big prairie skies giving way in the west to rolling foothills and the pine-clad, snow-topped Canadian Rockies. Alberta … Continue reading

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Oil vulnerability: out of sight, out of mind

By ignoring transport energy, Matthew Groom’s proposed energy strategy will be looking at less than half the picture [19 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] Energy minister Matthew Groom has rightly identified a state-wide energy strategy as an important government priority, … Continue reading

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