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Europe’s gold standard should be ours too

Our own economic future is being compromised by our failure to join the heavy lifting on climate policy. [18 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] All things are relative, and carbon emissions targets are no exception. What we think of Australia’s … Continue reading

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Has meat been given a bum rap?

Meat has been branded a significant culprit in our greenhouse emissions, but a new study suggests its role may have been exaggerated. [7 June 2011 | Peter Boyer] One of the mantras that’s completely lost on me is “we are … Continue reading

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The heat is on our climate committees

A study showing how far Australia has fallen behind in emissions abatement, and some telling shots from Ross Garnaut, make for an interesting year for our climate committees. [26 October 2010 | Peter Boyer] Julia Gillard and her multi-party climate committee … Continue reading

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