Pope's climate views open the door for Turnbull

24 September 15

Connections between Australian politics and coal lobby run deep

17 September 15

India uranium red-light a test for Tony Abbott

09 September 15

While Prime Minister Abbott and Foreign Minister Bishop have been strong supporters of selling Australian uranium to India, many others, including key Australian diplomats and insiders, remain far more circumspect, writes Dave Sweeney

Abbott’s safeguard mechanism is effectively a license to pollute

02 September 15

The Abbott Government’s safeguard mechanism released today begs the prickly question: is the Government simply safeguarding the right to pollute, asks Suzanne Harter

Coal price crash should derail Joe Hockey's railway to nowhere

27 August 15

Treasurer Joe Hockey Joe could be funding a railway to nowhere using vital Northern Australia infrastructure funding, writes ACF economist Matthew Rose

No Time to Waste on responsible radioactive waste management

21 August 15

As Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane prepares to announce a shortlist of possible sites to host Australia’s radioactive waste, challenges facing the goal of responsible radioactive waste management remain, writes Dave Sweeney

Government has backed a loser in coal

20 August 15

Cynically stripping away the rights of communities to defend a clean environment is not the type of behaviour we expect from the government, writes ACF President Geoff Cousins

Obama’s clean energy plan puts Australia’s ‘direct action’ in the spotlight

05 August 15

The Abbott government's efforts basically give a free kick to the dirtiest polluters, writes ACF president Geoff Cousins