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Amateurs at work

The Abbott government believes it can ignore its climate experts with impunity. [2 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] A fortnight ago investment banker and company director Maurice Newman mused aloud that “climate change is determined by the sun, not humans”. … Continue reading

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Fire weather sounds an alarm

We keep on getting reminders of the growing threat from climate change, but some people just don’t want to know about it. [15 January 2012 | Peter Boyer] Survival in the face of great danger and adversity is the story … Continue reading

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