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The new normal: put up with it

November 27, 2019 - 14:21 -- Admin

Anthony Albanese has finally responded to the bushfire disaster. On the positive side, and by contrast with Morrison, he has at least acknowledged the role of climate change in turning our historical pattern of episodic bushfires into a new normal in which fires burn for weeks on end in places that have never seen them before. As of today, with the worst of the crisis behind us for now, NSW Fire and Rescue Service reports

Monday Message Board

November 25, 2019 - 06:57 -- Admin

Back again with another Monday Message Board.

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Unmitigated failure

November 24, 2019 - 18:26 -- Admin

That’s been the responsive of Australia’s political class, politicians, pundits and journalists alike to the arrival of catastrophic climate change in the form of ubiquitous and semi-permanent bushfires. The failure has been so comprehensive, encompassing nearly everyone in Labor and the LNP, and most of the commentariat, that there is not much point in naming names.

Monday Message Board

October 28, 2019 - 09:22 -- Admin

Back again with another Monday Message Board. Intermittent service for the next week or two.

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