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Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

Guy Rundle October 12, 2017 72 Comments

When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.

Climate change could be making in-flight turbulence a whole lot worse

Climate change could be making in-flight turbulence a whole lot worse

Ben Sandilands October 10, 2017

Increasing air temperatures, attributable to climate change, mean more violent and harmful air turbulence, a new report has found.

Government abandons Clean Energy Target, clearing the decks for war

Government abandons Clean Energy Target, clearing the decks for war

Bernard Keane October 9, 2017 17 Comments

The government is laying the groundwork for rejecting a Clean Energy Target, enabling it to continue to attack Labor over energy.

We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s just one problem.

We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s just one problem.

Crikey October 2, 2017 16 Comments

Australia has plenty of cheap gas. The problem is private companies are selling it all overseas, writes principal adviser at The Australia Institute Mark Ogge.

Energy experts decry Turnbull opting for convenience over clear policy

Energy experts decry Turnbull opting for convenience over clear policy

Charlie Lewis September 27, 2017 2 Comments

Short-sited goals, big egos and too much opining are hobbling Australia's energy goals, a recent meeting of experts has said.

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

Paula Matthewson September 20, 2017 52 Comments

Shooting for Turnbull on energy policy, Abbott and Credlin's latest misfire only alienates them further from their own voters.

‘Clean coal’ is a lie straight out of the Orwellian playbook

‘Clean coal’ is a lie straight out of the Orwellian playbook

Crikey September 18, 2017 11 Comments

Despite the dire warning of climate scientists, underpinned by the current spate of extreme weather events around the world, the government appears to be bent on promoting coal-fired power generation, writes Earth and Paleo-climate scientist Andrew Glikson.

What Cassini will show us on its suicide mission to Saturn

What Cassini will show us on its suicide mission to Saturn

Ben Sandilands September 15, 2017 1 Comment

What will we learn about Saturn from Cassini's doomed mission?

Rundle: venceremos, comrade! Turnbull goes to war against capitalism.

Rundle: venceremos, comrade! Turnbull goes to war against capitalism.

Guy Rundle September 13, 2017 26 Comments

In attempting to keep Liddell going, Turnbull’s government has gone to war against every single principle of capitalism and the free-market.

How to fix Australia’s energy crisis: scrap the National Energy Market

How to fix Australia’s energy crisis: scrap the National Energy Market

Crikey September 13, 2017 7 Comments

The objective of NEM's replacement authority would be the provision of a stable, reliable and affordable supply of energy while managing a transition to a zero-carbon economy, writes economist John Quiggin.