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Malaysia edges towards change

Malaysia was faced with some big choices at the general election, but chose not to make a change. So how Anwar Ibrahim was defeated and what comes next?

Land locked

A rush from investors to snap up millions of hectares of Indonesian farming land masks a range of significant problems with land acquisition.

Myanmar's golden promise

Myanmar's rapid economic and political transformation offers a new chapter in Asian development, writes PETER DRYSDALE.

Doha: the cost of climate loss and damage

Exactly what has Australia signed up to at the Doha climate talks, and what will it really cost? Write FRANK JOTZO and JONATHAN PICKERING.

China's climate change policy: greener growth?

Transforming climate policies will grow a greener China, write FRANK JOTZO and YONGSHENG ZHANG.

Welfare policies shouldn't hit home

Including homes in welfare assessments is not what the public, or politicians, should want to see, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

Australia’s emissions projections: bleak but too pessimistic

The carbon pricing policy is likely to go further towards meeting Australia's emissions targets than the Government's projections suggest, writes FRANK JOTZO.

Little green lies

From policy to politics through to personal decisions, thinking ‘green’ is changing our lives in numerous and profound ways. But are those decisions based on the best evidence? PROFESSOR JEFF BENNETT writes that we need to look out for ‘little green lies’.

Where is it cheapest to cut carbon emissions?

Why are different countries pursuing different types of carbon emission reduction schemes, and what will each cost, writes DAVID STERN.

Global, not Asian, focus is the key to growth

Australia's success in the Asian Century should come from unilateral domestic reforms of trade policy, not preferential deals, write GREG LOPEZ and MALCOLM BOSWORTH.

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