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Rooftop solar: more than just electricity

To see the true value of rooftop solar we have to go beyond the figures [11 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] If there was only one country in the world ready-made for solar energy, it would have to be Australia. … Continue reading

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The men in suits tackle our future

It seems the Australian government believes the UN climate process isn’t so important these days. [27 November 2012 | Peter Boyer] The Persian Gulf is getting into its cooler phase at this time of year, in the mid- to high-20s, … Continue reading

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Our pressing need to account for terrestrial carbon

We know how much carbon is released by fossil fuel burning, but we are relatively ignorant of what comes out of our farms and forests. The amount of carbon involved is enormous. This is an information battle that we have … Continue reading

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