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Tim Flannery finds some silver linings

Is there any light down that long dark tunnel? [29 September | Peter Boyer] Spring has sprung and life is full of promise. This is surely a season for hope. In Washington (where it’s autumn), a joint weekend statement by … Continue reading

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A challenge to the PM to lift his game

Effective climate action in Australia is looking farther away than ever, but it’s not an impossible task. [25 November 2014 | Peter Boyer] In early July 1971, Labor opposition leader Gough Whitlam stirred a hornets nest when he shook hands … Continue reading

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For those who labour, some cheering news

The US-China climate pact is shaping as a game-changer in the battle against global warming. [18 November 2014 | Peter Boyer] When things need doing and authorities are nowhere to be seen, people have a way of filling the gaps. … Continue reading

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