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NEG on his face: Turnbull's energy win shows Abbott for a fool

NEG on his face: Turnbull's energy win shows Abbott for a fool

Malcolm Turnbull's party room win on the NEG delivers a fatal blow to Tony Abbott's lingering capacity to hurt his leader.

Buying reusable coffee cups won't solve our environmental problems

Buying reusable coffee cups won't solve our environmental problems

For most middle-class Australians, resuable coffee cups and biodegrabale products are an easy way to be 'green'. But what does it achieve?

Australia's marine parks hang in the balance

Australia's marine parks hang in the balance

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.

Why are Labor and the Coalition fighting over marine parks?

Why are Labor and the Coalition fighting over marine parks?

Like the depths of the parks themselves, the debate is murky. Luckily, Crikey is on the case.

NEG advocates want surrender to denialists, not an end to the climate wars

NEG advocates want surrender to denialists, not an end to the climate wars

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.

How drought relief ends up punishing one of our most productive industries

How drought relief ends up punishing one of our most productive industries

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.

Federal ICAC crucial to assuring voters the system works for them

Federal ICAC crucial to assuring voters the system works for them

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.

Will the media ever stop bloviating over settled facts for the sake of 'balance'?

Will the media ever stop bloviating over settled facts for the sake of 'balance'?

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.

Latest NEG modelling divorced from renewables reality

Latest NEG modelling divorced from renewables reality

Yesterday's NEG modelling is a myth and has purely been written to try and get the pro-coal lobby on board.

Ghost of Abbott's prime ministership threatens to haunt climate policy for a decade (at least)

Ghost of Abbott's prime ministership threatens to haunt climate policy for a decade (at least)

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.