environment June 10, 2017
Donald Trump’s own goal on climate action
Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, and his visceral unpopularity, may actually lift efforts to halt climate change.
environment April 29, 2017
Land clearing and climate change
The majority of the Emissions Reduction Fund is poured into questionable abatement schemes to discourage land clearing, while mass deforestation cancels out any climate gains.
environment April 1, 2017
Palm oil plantations displace more than orang-utans
The Western focus on saving the endangered Borneo orang-utan from palm oil plantations overlooks the industry’s effect on indigenous communities and the climate change impact of the loss of peat forests.
resources March 18, 2017
Renewables and South Australia’s power policy
The outcome of the South Australian government’s bold energy policy could be key to the future of renewable energy throughout the nation.
environment March 11, 2017
Cleaning up the Environmental Protection Authority
Sweeping reforms to Victoria’s EPA are set to shift its focus from response to prevention, and restore the faith of communities at risk from contaminants.
resources February 18, 2017
Malcolm Turnbull’s switch on power sources
The further Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull gets into defending the Coalition’s climate change policy, the clearer it becomes that he is living two lives.
environment February 4, 2017
Inside the fight for the Australian Greens
As battlelines are drawn between ‘the Tony Abbott’ of the Greens and the party’s elders, deeper questions have emerged about style and purpose.