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  1. The changing climate of Australian politics

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... radically changed Australian politics. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott will have to do deals with the Greens and independents if either is to form a stable government. ... Gillard's proposed national high-speed broadband network is an exception- but former prime minister Kevin Rudd promised that three years ago. Books will be written about Gillard's rapid rise ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Incentives may work where a carbon tax fails

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Posadas

    ... Dennis Posadas Dennis Posadas suggests an alternative to the politically challenging cap-and-trade laws Incentives may work where a carbon tax fails As Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's experience with a carbon tax shows, often it is never easy to impose a tax on the vast majority of people to solve a common problem. Because of the widespread opposition to the carbon tax ...

  3. Tapping the power of a US-East Asia alliance

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Julia Nesheiwat Last year, relations between China, America and Japan sank to a low in modern times, with squabbles over exchange rates, military bases and territorial disputes. ... to other diplomatic spheres. If we cannot co-operate in an area where there is much common ground, what hope is there of handling the thornier issues that surely lie ahead? Julia Nesheiwat, ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after the project is pushed through. Julia Brown, Lantau Electric cars only cure for city pollution Many argue that hybrid vehicles and electric cars have still not proven their business case. ...

  5. Behind the wheel of the low-carbon revolution

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Today's 'low-carb' (carbohydrate) diets, popular among the health and beauty conscious, are set to be superseded by tomorrow's 'low-carb' (carbon) lifestyles, chosen by a new breed of environmentally and cost-conscious consumers. By the estimation of Britain's low-carbon business ambassador, Professor Julia King, the new lifestyle ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are the best option I refer to the letter by Julia Brown ('Incinerator will not solve our waste problems', January 20). Some of your readers may have concerns over the impact on their health ...

  7. Conservation call goes out for historic stone walls, ancient trees

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... Julia Xuantong Zhu Concern over the fate of the city's historic stone walls and the ancient trees that grow on many of them has prompted a call for their conservation. Jim Chi-yung, head of the geography department at the University of Hong Kong, said about 500 of the walls and more than 1,200 trees required protection. Professor Jim said he had received many reports ...

  8. Mainland dams accused of carbon credit scams

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... said. An RWE spokeswoman, Julia Scharlemann, said every CDM project in which RWE was involved was 'thoroughly reviewed' by an independent auditor, and RWE adhered to German Emissions ...

  9. HK bans mainland poultry imports

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... blamed the cases on entrepreneurs from other provinces bringing their birds into the city. WHO communicable disease expert Julia Hall said in Beijing: 'We have repeatedly said ...

  10. Doubts are raised over greenhouse omissions

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... he said. Mr Lau also called on the government to increase transparency as far as possible in any trading transactions and emissions monitoring. Julia Tao Lai Po-wah, director ...




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