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Australia can't afford another decade of climate inaction

Australia can't afford another decade of climate inaction

Last week's IPCC report was uniquely depressing, but it was also a wake-up call. There are many ways Australia can turn this all around.

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

It's time for a Reserve Bank-style independent body on climate change that reflects our longstanding belief that some issues are too important to be left to politicians.

Can Australia kick its coal habit by 2040?

Can Australia kick its coal habit by 2040?

The IPCC report says we need to get out of coal by 2040. It's a stark proposition for the political class, but can we do it? Absolutely.

Morrison backs Tesla-toting elites over ordinary motorists

Morrison backs Tesla-toting elites over ordinary motorists

By abandoning an inquiry into road pricing, Scott Morrison is siding with wealthy drivers who can afford to opt out of the current fuel excise system.

Taking out the trash: government hides shocking emissions figures

Taking out the trash: government hides shocking emissions figures

The Department of Environment and Energy quietly released a concerning report while everyone was preoccupied with AFL and NRL. This marks Australia’s 15th quarter of consecutive increased annual emissions.

Morrison now officially worse than Abbott on climate change

Morrison now officially worse than Abbott on climate change

The Morrison government now officially has no climate policy, which makes it even worse than the Abbott government in a crucial policy area.

After five years without climate policy, time for the states to step up

After five years without climate policy, time for the states to step up

We're now in our fifth year without a meaningful climate policy. Labor and the states and territories are the only ones who can fix that.

Is Snowy Hydro 2.0 Turnbull's singular environmental achievement?

Is Snowy Hydro 2.0 Turnbull's singular environmental achievement?

The PM's project was embraced across the political divide, but will it leave a lasting legacy? We go deep on everything you need to know.

In appeasing the right, Turnbull veers hard left

In appeasing the right, Turnbull veers hard left

Malcolm Turnbull has embraced a hardline interventionist policy in the energy sector — one that would have had critics howling about socialism if Labor had done the same.

Turnbull stumbling in the dark after policy cave-in

Turnbull stumbling in the dark after policy cave-in

Malcolm Turnbull has ditched his signature energy policy in a desperate bid to quell leadership tensions. It may not be enough.