Feb 4, 20168 Comments
As fires ravage Tasmania's pristine areas, writer and Launceston bushwalking guide Bert Spinks mourns for the beautiful places that are no more.
CrikeyFeb 9, 20155 Comments
The Hazelwood mine fire was not a natural disaster; it was a chronic industrial mishap of the most unnatural kind, writes freelance writer Tom Doig.
Jan 12, 2015
The Abbott government's blind denial of climate change leaves Australia unprepared to cope with the increasing costs of natural disasters, writes honorary secretary of Doctors for the Environment Australia Dr David Shearman.
Oct 28, 20142 Comments
An indigenous controlled burn land management program is one of the latest casualties of the repeal of the carbon tax, writes freelance journalist Karen Coombs.
May 28, 201411 Comments
Sydney “missed out” on winter last year after experiencing its hottest on record, and it looks like winter may elude the city for a second year in a row with strong signs of further warm and dry weather ahead, writes meterologist Magdalena Roze
Feb 25, 201427 Comments
In his winning entry for the Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition, Sydney GP Tim Senior argues at Inside Story that language has been getting in the way of action on climate change.
CrikeyOct 21, 2013
Crikey readers discuss the New South Wales bushfires and climate change -- and whether now is the time to suggest a link between the two.
Glenn DyerOct 18, 2013
The commercial networks let Sydney viewers down badly yesterday, when they chose to go to game shows rather than give rolling coverage of the bushfires.
Feb 1, 20136 Comments
While Australia has copped fires and floods this summer, fire expert Peter Johnson points out there have been relatively few deaths from natural disasters. He examines why.
Jan 16, 20132 Comments
As Australia’s unprecedented 2013 heatwave continues, the deadline for submissions to a Senate inquiry into Australia's readiness for climate change is coming to a close Graham Readfearn takes a look at what's required.