Topic archives: climate change

How poems from the Pacific Islands are fronting the fight for climate justice

February 14, 2018 3

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner explains how climate change is devastating her home, the Marshall Islands.

The political cost of climate flip-flopping for fickle pollies

February 14, 2018 3

Malcolm Turnbull's position on climate change has undergone a remarkable range of gyrations. The same is true of Queensland Labor. Such flip-flopping always comes at a price.

Crikey’s pocket guide to lesser known alternative energy sources: part I

February 5, 2018 11

We're all familiar with the state of solar and hydro, but the energy sector in Australia is bustling with other options. We take a gander at some of these.

Pollyannas peddling optimistic nonsense, now in The Age

January 31, 2018 15

Why do conservatives like Tom Switzer hold on to their Pollyanna view of the future of the world?

Crikey Worm: secret dual citizens put on notice

November 7, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has finally moved to put an end to the dual citizenship scandal undermining his government, and 2017 now tipped to be the third hottest year on record. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Salmon giant Tassal needs to admit it’s losing the war on climate change

October 24, 2017 13

Tasmanian salmon farming giant Tassal has been beleaguered by falling domestic prices and environmental negligence. What can the giant do to mend its ways?

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

October 12, 2017 72

When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.

Tony Abbott’s 17 different core climate change beliefs

October 11, 2017 34

Keeping track of Tony Abbott's views on climate change can be a tough task. So we've assembled the most comprehensive list of climate positions since the days of Julius Caesar and Jesus of Nazareth.

Climate change could be making in-flight turbulence a whole lot worse

October 10, 2017

Increasing air temperatures, attributable to climate change, mean more violent and harmful air turbulence, a new report has found.

Ghost of Abbott haunts Clean Energy Target retreat

October 10, 2017 25

The government is banking on using energy policy to differentiate itself from Labor -- but Tony Abbott continues to complicate the issue.