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

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23 December 15

Australia is swimming against the global tide on coal

Continuing down the mine shaft will leave us with a dinosaur economy, writes ACF's Hannah Aulby

18 December 15

In the Australian summer, extreme weather is becoming normal

It's not even Christmas and already we are seeing signs of extreme weather conditions in Sydney, Melbourne and other parts of eastern Australia, writes Suzanne Harter

11 December 15

Adani meeting shows mining magnates have too much influence

The fossil fuel industry's direct access to the highest office in the country speaks of a pernicious dynamic, writes Hannah Aulby

10 December 15

PM talks the talk on climate, but action speaks louder than words

For over two decades global leaders have been negotiating the future of the planet on your behalf. In Paris, they must listen to the voice of the people, writes ACF CEO Kelly O'Shanassy from Paris.

09 December 15

Paris talks expose Australian climate hypocrisy

Australia’s inglorious position at the bottom of the developed world’s ranking on climate change policy comes in sharp contrast to the triumphant rhetoric of Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Paris, writes Hannah Aulby

07 December 15

Australia's neo-colonial sophistry holding back progress in Paris

By any reckoning, Environment Minister Greg Hunt's positioning at the start of the Paris climate change conference is hard to swallow on the vexed issue of withdrawing from fossil fuels and the misguided subsidies that help support them, writes Suzanne Harter