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

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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

28 October 15

Australia's policy on nuclear waste is all at sea

It sounds like a radio station but instead it's a radioactive shipment. And it's on its way to Sydney, writes Dave Sweeney

27 October 15

Government needs to get on board the energy transition

World leaders will soon gather in Paris in December for the UN Climate Change Conference. Meanwhile, in Australia, a live debate is underway that will dramatically alter Australia’s environmental and economic future, writes Matt Rose.

27 October 15

Let’s try to prevent a dinosaur economy

THE decision by Origin Energy to close Australia’s largest coal power station shows that policy leadership is needed to accelerate an energy transition that is already under way, writes Hannah Aulby

23 October 15

The Trudeau effect: has climate inaction become an election-losing strategy?

All over the world political leaders are being held to account for irresponsible climate policies by a growing community of people who want to see swift decisive action on climate change. The Canadian election provides the latest example, writes Suzanne Harter

14 October 15

Uranium miner in the firing line over Kakadu burn

A week-long fire in the World Heritage listed Kakadu has caused significant environmental damage and threatened Aboriginal art and cultural sites, writes Dave Sweeney