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Against hope: the global environmental catastrophe has already occurred

Against hope: the global environmental catastrophe has already occurred

We have already reached catastrophic system collapse. Recognising that is the first step to fighting it.

A proposal for real change in rural Australia

A proposal for real change in rural Australia

We don't need any more proof the system is broken. It's time for a total renegotiation of relations between city and country.

The students fighting to make this the climate change election

The students fighting to make this the climate change election

"You don't give the bully the attention. We’ll focus on what we know is real."

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

People stayed after Ash Wednesday because they thought it was the worst of the worst. They left because Black Saturday showed them it wasn't.

Look to Spain to solve the Murray-Darling issue

Look to Spain to solve the Murray-Darling issue

Solving the problem of a common resource the Murray Darling Basin is not a new one. What can we learn from the rest of the world?

How one think tank poisoned Australia's climate debate

How one think tank poisoned Australia's climate debate

One of the Institute of Public Affair's greatest successes has been to stitch climate denialism into the very fabric of the conservative political identity.

When the river runs dry, we will return to the scene of the crime

When the river runs dry, we will return to the scene of the crime

Residents at the trashed end of the Darling River are angry, jobless and unable to drink their own town water.

Morrison's climate confusion caps off a disconcerting week

Morrison's climate confusion caps off a disconcerting week

Heatwaves, coffee and coal: this is the cognitive dissonance of climate change policy playing out in real time.

Five things the Business Council can do if it really 'supports action on climate'

Five things the Business Council can do if it really 'supports action on climate'

The BCA says it wants "a workable plan for Australia”, but it's just shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic.

This is an issue of national survival

This is an issue of national survival

The Murray-Darling fish kill is horrifying, but not surprising. It is the logical result of our toxic politics.