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The weirdest right-wing takes on the student climate protest

The weirdest right-wing takes on the student climate protest

Australia's free speech warriors took a righteous stand against children fighting for their future.

Finally, some hope in public policy

Finally, some hope in public policy

While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Climate change isn’t the only issue where students have lashed out against bipartisan inaction.

A sector-by-sector guide to fixing Australia's emissions

A sector-by-sector guide to fixing Australia's emissions

With so much emissions reduction talk focused on renewables, are we overlooking other areas for improvement?

Climate wars over: Labor surrenders on emissions reduction methods

Climate wars over: Labor surrenders on emissions reduction methods

After a decade of fighting over how to reduce carbon emissions, Labor has surrendered, rejecting market-based mechanisms in favour of taxpayers footing the bill.

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley's ongoing power battle

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley's ongoing power battle

Nationally, the war over climate change may have frozen, but in the Valley it runs hot. This is one to watch at the Victorian election.

Fair dinkum fraud: the Morrison government is patriotic in words alone

Fair dinkum fraud: the Morrison government is patriotic in words alone

Don’t be fooled by the ultra-Aussie rhetoric: the Coalition's actions show contempt for Australia’s most beloved institutions and national symbols.

Pleas grow for Malaysia to probe Aussie-linked billionaire politician

Pleas grow for Malaysia to probe Aussie-linked billionaire politician

Taib Mahmud, one of Malaysia’s wealthiest individuals, has been accused of kleptocracy and money-laundering for three decades. Critics can’t help but wonder, why have investigations halted?

In Europe, even conservative governments leave Australia's climate policy in the dust

In Europe, even conservative governments leave Australia's climate policy in the dust

Compared to Australia, European conservatives are practically revolutionaries when it comes to progressive climate action. And it's a strategy that could win votes at home.

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.