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'Carbon capture' is a get-rich-quick scam for fossil fuel companies

'Carbon capture' is a get-rich-quick scam for fossil fuel companies

Carbon capture and storage is a fossil fuel industry scam — one that the Coalition seems to be considering spending more taxpayer money on.

Climate polls suggest most Australians are 'raving inner-city elites'

Climate polls suggest most Australians are 'raving inner-city elites'

The Coalition would like us to believe that climate change is only a concern for a hysterical group of fringe-dwellers. But polling data says otherwise.

How are politicians trying to spin the climate crisis?

How are politicians trying to spin the climate crisis?

Crikey looks at the politicians attempting to spin or finger-point their way out of the climate crisis.

This will change us

This will change us

These catastrophic bushfires can create the new rural politics we need.

The National Party v rural Australia

The National Party v rural Australia

The Nats have made themselves the enemy of rural Australia's survival. If the party becomes a casualty of climate change, it will be the only one deserved.

Nationals' climate hysteria exposes party's fundamental flaw

Nationals' climate hysteria exposes party's fundamental flaw

The National Party has failed to move with its own base in accepting the need for climate action — because it simply can't.

Everything NSW fire services could have bought if their budget wasn’t cut

Everything NSW fire services could have bought if their budget wasn’t cut

While Scott Morrison offers thoughts and prayers to bushfire victims, the NSW Liberal Party has cut tens of millions from state fire services.

If now isn’t the 'right time' to 'talk about' climate change, when on earth is?

If now isn’t the 'right time' to 'talk about' climate change, when on earth is?

Despite what politicians say, now is precisely the time to talk about the link between bushfires, drought and climate change. Anything less is recklessness and corruption that kills Australians.

A short history of groundbreaking climate reports we pretty much ignored

A short history of groundbreaking climate reports we pretty much ignored

Thousands of scientists around the world have signed a report declaring a climate emergency. Will the Coalition government even look at it?

The quest for a boycott ban leads the Liberals into deeply unliberal waters

The quest for a boycott ban leads the Liberals into deeply unliberal waters

Scott Morrison's proposed boycott ban has nothing to do with a concern for preserving the foundations of democratic society.