Australia increasingly isolated on climate policy

17 June 15

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

Federal government must allow states to move on renewables

11 June 15

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

Australia isolated on climate after G7 meeting

10 June 15

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

Cape York clearing threatens tourism icons

10 June 15

Denuded landscapes threaten biodiversity, writes Andrew Picone

Australians, unlike their politicians, care about the environment

05 June 15

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

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

01 June 15

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

Tony Abbott standing in the way of renewable energy jobs

20 May 15

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

No yellow cake for India

18 May 15

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