Monthly Archives: January 2022

Fox and I: a friendship of free spirits

In Fox and I, her remarkable book about life in a tiny corner of Montana’s Big Sky country, Catherine Raven quotes a passage written by a Hungarian biologist, Albert Szent-Györgyi. Szent-Györgyi, who won a Nobel prize for isolating vitamin C, … Continue reading

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Can we plan for climate change? Covid suggests not.

Let’s be blunt: Omicron is going to infect huge numbers of Australians. Some of us may not even know we’ve had it while others certainly will. A small number of us may suffer longer-term health impacts, or die. There are … Continue reading

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Politicians struggling in the face of stark reality

If there’s a poster boy for a bigger Tasmanian parliament, it would have to be the minister for pretty-well-everything, Roger Jaensch MP, in charge of aboriginal affairs, state growth, heritage, climate change, local government and planning, and the environment. One … Continue reading

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