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Carbon capture and storage is an expensive pipe dream

Michael R James April 17, 2009

Carbon capture and storage may be possible, but it certainly does not look commercially feasible.

White arsonists by the boatload

Jeff Sparrow April 17, 2009

Will politicians and shockjocks now start whispering about how country Victorians started the bushfire disaster themselves?

Why spending more won’t mean better health

Crikey April 17, 2009

Health outcomes and health outputs do not necessarily align, writes Patrick Bolton.

Boat people: Australia talks back

Crikey April 17, 2009

Nothing melts the talkback lines better than boat people. Mel, Chris, Val, Rober, Kay, Ron and Melba all have an opinion.

Why won’t Indonesia stop the people smugglers?

Professor Damien Kingsbury April 17, 2009

Corruption, bribery and boats: we know that asylum seekers who attempt to come to Australia by boat invariably come via Indonesia, and that much of the problem lies there.

How much CO2 makes a Manildra biofuel?

Bernard Keane April 17, 2009

A new US biofuel standard may spell trouble for the local industry.

Cable broadband: the real challenger to the NBN

Crikey April 17, 2009

Cable broadband networks are moving to deploy fibre-to-the-premise for new network builds, writes Dermot Cox.

Debus’s straight bat is the way to play this

Bernard Keane April 17, 2009

Bob Debus did the right thing by refusing to talking about the Ashmoer explosion, but his poor media manner didn't do him any favours.

NSW upper house succession deal turns nasty

Alex Mitchell April 17, 2009

Luke Foley maintains that he has been "dudded" by Ian Macdonald but the ALP hierarchy cannot enforce an unrecorded and private deal.

Ashmore explosion: a commentary time line

Crikey April 17, 2009

A timeline of events in the Ashmore explosion.