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Galileo’s mantle is a poor fit for new Senator Malcolm Roberts

Malcolm Roberts is no Galileo, but he would make a fine Inquisitor. The self-belief of Malcolm Roberts was put to the test in last week’s ABC panel discussion, Q&A, and the newly-minted One Nation senator for Queensland came out with … Continue reading

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Government’s climate credibility on the line

The government’s post-2020 emissions target paper suggests it’s aware that it has to lift its game, but it has a massive task. [7 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] “We are determined to reduce emissions,” declared a media release about climate change issued from … Continue reading

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Climbing the mountain that is carbon pricing

The respective climate policies of the major parties for the 2010 Australian election bring no joy to those who want effective action to cut emissions. [20 July 2010 | Peter Boyer] There can be few more depressing prospects than Election 2010. … Continue reading

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