Energy white paper further proof government has its head in the sand
13 April 15
The Federal government's Energy White Paper released by Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane, is a massive missed opportunity that will lock Australia into old, polluting technology at the very time we need to be incentivising renewables, writes Tristan Knowles
Paradigm shift: Giving nature back the value it deserves
27 March 15
Our Great Barrier Reef, our national parks, our World Heritage sites are all written into the Australian identity. They are an integral part of who we are.
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Australia and India face a graver test than cricket
26 March 15
Against the backdrop of Australia and India squaring up in the World Cup cricket, the two nations now face a test with much graver consequences, write Dave Sweeney and Jim Green
Don’t close the door on Indigenous opportunities on country
24 March 15
There has been much talk about the cold hard costs of maintaining remote Aboriginal communities but little air time given to the opportunities, employment options and services that these provide our wider nation, writes Wade Freeman
Big polluters report - Dirtiest players must reform
19 March 15
While the Prime Minister believes ‘coal is good for humanity’, his views will be challenged as the world prepares for crucial UN climate talks in Paris later this year, writes ACF president Geoff Cousins
Fukushima four years on – what lessons has Australia learnt?
11 March 15
Fukushima remains a profound human, economic and environmental tragedy - and Australian uranium exports must shoulder some of that blame, writes Dave Sweeney
Let's talk about climate
10 March 15
In an interview with ACF's James Norman, Naomi Klein asks: What if part of the reason so many of us have failed to act is not because we are too selfish, but because we are utterly overwhelmed by how much we do care?
Marcia Langton should go back to the drawing board on mining agreement praise
06 March 15
Declaring mining agreements a success in Aboriginal communities after reviewing less than two percent of agreements seems a stretch, writes Dave Sweeney