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

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03 December 15

Australia's retreat from nuclear responsibility

Australia's new uranium sales deals are derelict and dangerous, writes Dave Sweeney.

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

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.