30 November 15

Federal government must maintain environmental protection role

In Northern Queensland, we have recently seen a spate of large scale land clearing at Olive Vale and Strathmore stations threatening endangered species and damaging Australia's efforts to tackle climate change

26 November 15

More dangerous bushfires in our future if we don't take action on climate change

There are no climate change sceptics at the end of a fire hose, writes Peter Marshall and Victoria McKenzie-McHarg

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26 November 15

If Unionists And Environmentalists Work Together Climate Change Can Become An Opportunity

Moving our economy to a low-emissions future can help create jobs and overcome social disadvantage. But only if we work together, write Colin Long, Troy Gray, and Victoria McKenzie-McHarg.

24 November 15

Coal subsidy deal puts Australia on the wrong track

Australia is getting left behind by a world ready to move beyond coal, writes Hannah Aulby

16 November 15

The Kakadu Charter which helped stop a uranium mine marks 15 years of shared values

This week marks a significant anniversary in a landmark battle to protect a people, and a place. Justin O’Brien and Dave Sweeney explain.

13 November 15

People power the force behind action on climate change

The fact that world leaders are coming together to discuss climate change is good. But let's not forget that ordinary people are taking to the streets to make their voices heard, writes Victoria McKenzie-McHarg

13 November 15

Australia ignores red light on uranium exports to India

The federal government has delivered a stiff slap in the face to due process and evidence-based policy development by ignoring an unambiguous red light on planned uranium sales to India, writes Dave Sweeney

12 November 15

Carmichael coal mine: we want to stop it in its tracks

The Carmichael project is wrong on economic and environmental grounds, writes ACF President Geoff Cousins

 

04 November 15

Moral duplicity behind India coal push

There is a naked disingenuousness to the arguments being put forward about expanding Australia’s coalmining sector to help lift Indians out of poverty, writes ACF President Geoff Cousins

30 October 15

Nuclear ambitions must put safety first

The government should pay heed to the findings of the JSCOT report and not be rushed by those with poor track records and overt atomic agendas, writes Dave Sweeney