John Kerin – launch speech

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 Speech by the Hon John Kerin at the launch of Dr Maria Taylor’s book   “GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE WHAT AUSTRALIA KNEW AND BURIED … then framed a new reality for the public.”   11 February, Australian Law Lecture Theatre, 5.30 p.m. ANU This is a crucially important book. It is exceptionally well researched and […]

Alan Pears – full review

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by Alan Pears, environmental consultant and RMIT lecturer Why the climate change message changed in Australia This book is an essential read for anyone with a serious interest in the history of Australian climate policy and the lessons that emerge from it. It’s based on a PhD thesis by a journalist Maria Taylor, which included […]

Graeme Pearman – full review

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by Dr Graeme Pearman, former head of CSIRO Atmospheric Research We’ve known for more than 150 years that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere influence the temperature of the earth. Last century it became clear that human activities were changing the level of these gases primarily as a result of the use of fossil-fuel energy. Concern […]