Malcolm Turnbull's party room win on the NEG delivers a fatal blow to Tony Abbott's lingering capacity to hurt his leader.
For most middle-class Australians, resuable coffee cups and biodegrabale products are an easy way to be 'green'. But what does it achieve?
The government's upcoming decision whether to maintain the sanctity of 44 Australian marine parks will dictate more than just the fate of a fragile ecosystem, it will impact the viability of the industries that rely on them.
Like the depths of the parks themselves, the debate is murky. Luckily, Crikey is on the case.
The National Energy Guarantee in the form proposed by the government would lock in the policies of a climate denialist. The states have every right to fight back.
Drought relief isn't needed by most farmers, who are prepared for drought. In fact, it discourages them from making the right decisions to achieve resilience.
A federal misconduct body is urgently needed to combat growing electoral perceptions that the political class is unaccountable. And Malcolm Turnbull and Emma Husar should be the first to face it.
To debate facts such as environmental pollution is to introduce the possibility of doubt. We've seen this on the plastic bag ban, and we'll see it again.
Yesterday's NEG modelling is a myth and has purely been written to try and get the pro-coal lobby on board.
The key battle on energy policy is whether the government can be allowed to embed Tony Abbott's denialism into the energy policy framework for a decade to come.