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How to answer the argument that Australia's emissions are too small to make a difference
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How to answer the argument that Australia’s emissions are too small to make a difference

Written by: Matt McDonald, Associate Professor of International Relations, The University of Queensland After a recent foray into the debate over Australia’s so-called “climate election”, I received plenty of critical replies to my argument that Australians should take climate action...

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality | Quanta Magazine
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The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality | Quanta Magazine

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what…

Trump’s argument that tariffs would protect American workers ‘seems terribly misguided’
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Trump’s argument that tariffs would protect American workers ‘seems terribly misguided’

AP/Daniel R. Patmore President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs could help workers in aluminum and steel-related industries. However, the industries that could be hurt the most employ nearly 20 times as many people. The rationale of protecting workers by imposing tariffs "seems terribly misguided," Tom Porcelli, RBC's chief US economist, said. President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs…

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