This is Australia calling! Bipartisan climate leadership urgently needed
19 February 15
News from the United Kingdom this week shows what is possible when political leaders work together in the best interests of a nation rather than tearing each other apart, writes ACF's CEO Kelly O'Shanassy
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.
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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.