02 May 16

Australia is fast becoming the land of ghost mines

Australia is becoming a land of ghost mines – where companies that have profited from the mining boom are abandoning old depleted mine sites without taking responsibility for their environmental impacts, writes Hannah Aulby

26 April 16

Tree clearing threatens future of clean, green agriculture

A re-thinking of Queensland’s vegetation management laws needs to happen now, writes Andrew Picone

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26 April 16

That was then, this is now

Chernobyl’s legacy and Australia’s uranium

21 April 16

Australia is the hollow man of global climate action

Australia will be among the nations gathered in New York this week to sign onto the Paris climate agreement – but despite seeking to project a perception of credibility on climate, the Turnbull Government is still implementing the retrogressive policies from the Abbott era – and that needs to change.

08 April 16

Queensland government chooses polluters over people with Adani

Why are the State and Federal government siding with Adani rather than listening to the many Australians who want to protect the Great Barrier Reef, asks Kelly O'Shanassy.

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