February 7, 2018 8
By itself, Queensland’s proposed Adani coal mine would result in 5 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide greenhouse gas emissions. Clearly, Adani is a "carbon-bomb".
June 15, 2017 25
Malcolm Turnbull is almost certainly going to lose the next election, thanks to Tony Abbott's constant sniping and undermining. So he might as well go down fighting -- and what better cause than saving the Earth?
September 22, 2015 1
Volkswagen has been polluting much more than it had said it was. Whoops!
September 4, 2015 12
Pumping out more and more carbon emissions has never been easier than under Greg Hunt's pointless "safeguard" mechanism.
August 11, 2015 15
And Bill Shorten, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the carbon tax and wind farms had been thrown. They will be tormented forever, writes economist and prophet Tom Westland.
April 24, 2015 25
Conservative columnists and politicians are in lockstep on Direct Action. They're also wrong, writes Canberra economist Tom Westland.
December 19, 2014 1
The formation of the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility represents the first serious grassroots attempt to improve shareholder democracy in Australia.
November 4, 2014 37
Greg Hunt's plan to reduce carbon emissions through cleaner coal is too little, too late.
October 30, 2014 12
The new climate deal between the government and the Palmer United Party will make little difference to curbing Australia's carbon emissions, writes John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute.
April 28, 2014 20
Greg Hunt's Direct Action white paper makes a bad policy even worse by ensuring there'll be no consequences for businesses lifting CO2 emissions. No wonder it came out on the eve of a holiday ...
October 24, 2013 73
In the absence of action on climate change from our political class, young people are entitled to wonder whether 'direct action' of their own can end the rip-off being perpetrated on them and on future generations.
September 3, 2013 34
Tony Abbott is right to cap his worthless Direct Action plan on carbon emissions. If only he'd go further and dump it altogether, writes our man in Canberra.
May 28, 2013 7
Even where the Coalition has not explicitly sought to scare away financiers, the ambiguity of its policy position is leading to an investment strike. It's the great contradiction in its policy.
May 23, 2013 4
If Nick Xenophon holds the balance of power in the Senate after the election, climate change policy will get very interesting. Here's one possible scenario -- which sees an ETS return, but in a different form.
May 8, 2013 1
Crikey readers vent their spleens on the gambling industry and Bernard Keane's fantasy budget.
April 26, 2013 50
Curbing population growth will reduce Australia's greenhouse emissions but at a profound economic cost -- and it won't decarbonise our emissions-intensive economy. There's a more viable solution.
April 22, 2013 32
Having child increases your carbon emissions by a factor of about six throughout your lifetime, and no amount of cycling, turning off lights or veganism will offset it. Can having children be environmentally sustainable?
April 19, 2013 4
Crikey readers weigh in on the link between Australia's carbon emissions and our immigration policy.
March 13, 2013 2
Plain-spoken and sometimes optimistic, Tim Flannery is trying to teach Australia about climate change -- and its solutions. For all his accolades, though, some scientists don't want him in their club, writes Crikey intern Michelle Slater.
March 8, 2013 2
Crikey readers vent their spleens on the issues of the day.