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Right-wing sneers are a sign of Extinction Rebellion's success

Right-wing sneers are a sign of Extinction Rebellion's success

There is a great irony in how conservative media and commentators have responded to Extinction Rebellion's 'cult' success.

Is this the new normal?

Is this the new normal?

Extinction Rebellion has faced a calculated overreaction from right-wing media and the Coalition. Is that co-opting our supposedly apolitical police forces?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia's insurance problem?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia's insurance problem?

As northern Australia becomes ever more disaster-prone in the face of climate change, what role should governments have in subsidising the insurance and infrastructure of the people who live there?

Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

It's not just Kerri-Anne. The Australian media has had an overtly hostile response to the climate activists.

Who's writing 'the climate change story' at the Oz?

Who's writing 'the climate change story' at the Oz?

A strange ad attacking renewable energy appeared in the News Corp papers yesterday. Its source: the Climate Study Group.

Scott Morrison wants kids to just be kids? Not in this climate.

Scott Morrison wants kids to just be kids? Not in this climate.

Our PM wants kids to stop getting so worked up about climate change. But as a leading child psychiatrist tells Crikey, this kind of dismissive attitude from leaders can leave kids feeling even worse.

Greta Thunberg and the cult of rational thinking

Greta Thunberg and the cult of rational thinking

What Greta Thunberg says is simple, rational and forensic. So why is the right losing its mind?

Coal-loving Morrison scolds China over emissions

Coal-loving Morrison scolds China over emissions

Australia may be the world’s third-largest exporter of CO2 in fossil fuels, but blaming China is much easier than dealing with our own shoddy emissions record.

Privately funded solar farm looks to make hay while the sun shines

Privately funded solar farm looks to make hay while the sun shines

Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes wants to build a massive solar farm in the NT. It'd be one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Australian history... funded by private companies and Aussie entrepreneurs. 

The coal workers striking for the climate

The coal workers striking for the climate

These men and women know better than anyone the economic gift that coal has been. They also understand the environmental cost.