Jobs and investment on the line as ideology abounds

18 February 15

The federal government’s ideological stance against the environment threatens investment and jobs, writes ACF economist Matthew Rose.

South Australia Out Of Step With Global Nuclear Energy Trends

16 February 15

The Royal Commission into uranium in South Australia will only distract us from the urgent need to shift to clean, green energy sources, and it runs against global trends away from nuclear power, writes Dave Sweeney and Jim Green

South Australia's nuclear inquiry mustn't become free PR

10 February 15

The nuclear royal commission is a response to South Australia’s poor fortune, the nuclear lobby, and concerns over climate change. It must remain independent, writes Dave Sweeney

It’s the environment, stupid!

05 February 15

In the fallout of the Queensland election, one thing is clear: Australians don't just care about their hip pocket, writes Paul Sinclair

Uranium legacy longer than politicians promises

29 January 15

The potential fallout from the lifting of uranium bans in Queensland will have repercussions well beyond the election, writes Dave Sweeney.

A US-India energy deal would highlight Australia's failings

27 January 15

India and Australia both celebrated our respective national holidays on 26 January. What took place in India could have repercussions for international climate politics in 2015. It could also once again highlight how far behind Australia has fallen.

Qld election will have profound impact on Barrier Reef future

27 January 15

The Queensland government’s plans for nine new mega coal mines in the Galilee Basin, if advanced, would significantly increase Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions as well as risk serious environmental damage to the reef, writes James Trezise.

Global warming is here and Australia is feeling the impact

19 January 15

NASA'S announcement will mean nine of the ten hottest years have taken place in the 21st century. It's time to act, writes Guy Ragen