17 June 15

Australia increasingly isolated on climate policy

There is a clear need for more critical discussion in the Cabinet room on Australia’s environment policy in the lead up to the Paris round of negotiations on the climate targets, writes Matthew Rose

11 June 15

Federal government must allow states to move on renewables

Despite foot-dragging in Canberra, there may still be a way to advance renewable energy at the State level, writes Leigh Ewbank and Suzanne Harter

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10 June 15

Australia isolated on climate after G7 meeting

Many countries can see the writing on the wall why not Australia? asks Matthew Rose

10 June 15

Cape York clearing threatens tourism icons

Denuded landscapes threaten biodiversity, writes Andrew Picone

05 June 15

Australians, unlike their politicians, care about the environment

On World Environment Day ACF's CEO Kelly O'Shanassy says politicians need to start acting in the interests of the people they represent

01 June 15

Climate must be a factor in assessing coal mine 'benefits'

Tony Abbott was in Townsville recently exhorting the region's business community to develop a plan for a coal fired power station, one that could be paid for through the $5 billion subsidised loan facility set aside in the recent Federal Budget, writes Matthew Rose

20 May 15

Tony Abbott standing in the way of renewable energy jobs

THE closure of the Anglesea coal-fired power plant is a sign of the times we are living in, writes Victoria Mckenzie-McHarg

18 May 15

No yellow cake for India

The Federal parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties moves to Melbourne this week taking evidence from groups concerned about security, safety and environmental impacts, writes Dave Sweeney

12 May 15

Changes to Aboriginal Heritage Act threaten Aboriginal sacred sites in WA

Ancient Indigenous rock art on the Burrup Peninsula in WA has been de-registered it as a sacred site, writes Wade Freeman