11 March 16

Fukushima five years on and the lessons we failed to learn

After directly fuelling the disaster at Fukushima, Australia should have taken steps to review and reconsider its role in the global nuclear trade

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04 March 16

It’s time for Australia to get out of last century’s energy sources

The 10 biggest polluters own 13 coal fired power stations across Australia.

04 March 16

Failed uranium promises highlight need for caution on radioactive waste plans

There’s no market, there’s no expertise, and there’s no need for Australia to become the world’s nuclear waste dump

22 February 16

Fuel subsidies wed us to dinosaur technologies

While most Australians pay tax on every litre of fuel consumed, the fuel tax credits scheme enables certain privileged industries to have this tax refunded.

17 February 16

Nuclear waste is zombie waste: Australia must not become a dumping ground

The royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle was a Trojan horse for potential international radioactive waste disposal in outback Australia, writes Dave Sweeney

16 February 16

One year in, what has the Palaszczuk government done for the environment?

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk took office 12 months ago and brought optimism with her. But a year later, what has her Labor government done for the environment?

09 February 16

CSIRO cuts will leave us blind heading into the future

Climate science allows us to look ahead to changes in our community. But that's all at risk with the latest job cuts, writes Imogen Jubb

04 February 16

Wilderness fires ignite need for better protection

The quest to protect Tasmania’s ancient forests and world famous wilderness is familiar to most Australians. But climate change is now adding new threats to Australia's most loved and iconic places, writes Jess Abrahams

07 January 16

An anxious summer awaits as extreme weather heats up

Feeling the heat? You're not imagining it. Temperatures are rising, writes Imogen Jubb