22 February 16

Fuel subsidies wed us to dinosaur technologies

While most Australians pay tax on every litre of fuel consumed, the fuel tax credits scheme enables certain privileged industries to have this tax refunded.

17 February 16

Nuclear waste is zombie waste: Australia must not become a dumping ground

The royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle was a Trojan horse for potential international radioactive waste disposal in outback Australia, writes Dave Sweeney

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16 February 16

One year in, what has the Palaszczuk government done for the environment?

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk took office 12 months ago and brought optimism with her. But a year later, what has her Labor government done for the environment?

09 February 16

CSIRO cuts will leave us blind heading into the future

Climate science allows us to look ahead to changes in our community. But that's all at risk with the latest job cuts, writes Imogen Jubb

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

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