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We will not go down to the sea. It will come to us

We will not go down to the sea. It will come to us

Sea levels rising and falling up to hundreds of metres is a story re-told on Earth multiple times over the past hundred million years. But this time is different.

Five things to be done on coastal erosion

Five things to be done on coastal erosion

Australia's coastline is collapsing. So what can we do to turn the tide?

What will unite us when the beaches are gone?

What will unite us when the beaches are gone?

Beaches might be the only thing capable of uniting Australia. If they were to disappear, it would rip into the heart of our identity.

When the sea claims your house, who do you sue? It's legal quicksand

When the sea claims your house, who do you sue? It's legal quicksand

Australian beaches have been disappearing faster and with more permanence, no question; the causes are not so simple and neither are the legal consequences.

The science behind our vanishing beaches

The science behind our vanishing beaches

We are already seeing the impact of climate change on our coastal communities. The way forward demands difficult conversations and challenging decisions.

The tide is coming: why our beaches are vanishing

The tide is coming: why our beaches are vanishing

Communities around the country are coming face-to-face with the growing threat of coastal erosion. And as the climate crisis hastens, the problem is only going to get worse...

The tragedy of the horizon: why action is needed now

The tragedy of the horizon: why action is needed now

When it comes to solutions to the problem of Australia's eroding coastline, there's some good news... and a whole lot of bad news.

'The waves are going to be crashing through their door': the erosion hot spots

'The waves are going to be crashing through their door': the erosion hot spots

Experts and residents have known about Australia's collapsing coastline for years, but the true extent of the growing damage is staggering.

Could environmental action be a single acid trip away?

Could environmental action be a single acid trip away?

New studies are uncovering the role psychedelics can play in environmental engagement. And the benefits don't stop there.

Business Council spruiks its history of climate action

Business Council spruiks its history of climate action

Crikey has long been sceptical of the BCA’s record on climate change, so we couldn't wait to read its revised climate policy.