18 November 16

What the Trump victory means for climate action in Australia

In the international Climate Change Performance index, Australia ranked fifth-last out of 58 countries. So where to from here, and where does climate sit with the incoming President Trump?

09 November 16

Citizens’ Jury into SA nuclear waste dump must be respected

LAST weekend a diverse group of South Australians made a decision that will resonate for many thousands of years. This decision was clear, considered and welcome. And now it needs to be respected.

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03 November 16

End of an era is the chance for a cleaner one

Hazelwood’s closure is yet another wake-up call that Australia needs a national energy transition plan.


28 October 16

Rethinking national parks: How to make everyone a winner

A project where government and traditional owners work together to protect precious natural resources should be a model for future agreements, writes Andrew Picone.

27 October 16

We don't have to choose between jobs and clean energy

Why don't we have both? asks ACF CEO Kelly O'Shanassy and ACTU President Ged Kearney

17 October 16

Good for the goose: Australia’s please explain on coal

While savaging state governments for strong growth in renewables, the Australian Government has drawn the attention of other countries for its failure to reduce carbon emissions.

07 October 16

It's crunch time for the people in power

Today’s COAG meeting of energy Ministers should work towards a coordinated national plan to transform Australia’s energy system.

29 September 16

Coal the real culprit for SA storms

The storms show the vulnerability of Australian cities to climate change, not the failures of renewable energy