Political infighting over climate change and carbon pricing has cost the Australian public dearly in terms of reducing carbon emissions and the cost of energy.
While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.
The Morrison government's new coal-loving energy policy is an incoherent mass of dramatic interventionism that denies the basics of economics and science.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Morrison government now officially has no climate policy, which makes it even worse than the Abbott government in a crucial policy area.
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.