November 3, 2017 24
Like democracy, science, and the scientific process, are flawed, but they are still preferable to the crackpottery of Malcolm Roberts, write Tom Osegowitsch and Angela McCabe.
September 18, 2017 11
Despite the dire warning of climate scientists, underpinned by the current spate of extreme weather events around the world, the government appears to be bent on promoting coal-fired power generation, writes Earth and Paleo-climate scientist Andrew Glikson.
August 2, 2017 14
The usual storm in a tinfoil hat.
December 1, 2016 18
One Nation has been making quite a few claims about science and climate change. Luckily, scientists are very happy to set the record straight, writes Crikey intern Jordan Fermanis .
February 10, 2016 8
We have the best minister in the world as our environment minister! So surely we are an environmental world leader, right? Crikey intern April Dudgeon finds out that is not so much the case.
February 5, 2016 17
The proposed shift in focus of climate scientists at the CSIRO is nothing short of tragic, writes CEO of The Climate Institute, John Connor.
November 5, 2015 13
Inconsistent and contradictory? Or just simply confused? Australians deliver some bizarre responses to questions of climate action.
April 3, 2014 57
Crikey readers talk the provenance of putting one's hand on one's heart and the problem with solar panels.
November 11, 2013 15
The CSIRO does important work, and the cost to Australia will be immeasurable if scientists lose their jobs. Science writer Stephen Luntz explains what it's like to be a scientist in tough times.
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.
January 10, 2013 3
Drama at the Southern Weekend, the outspoken newspaper whose editorial staff went on an unprecedented strike due to propaganda-chief meddling earlier this week, continues to ripple outwards. Plus other media news of the day.
November 2, 2012 1
Despite the well-funded groups in the United States that push climate sceptic propaganda, more Americans than ever believe in climate change and its links to extreme weather.
July 31, 2012 31
An investigation into global warming led by a reformed US climate sceptic hasn't changed the minds of Australia's own sceptics, but it has re-ignited the debate over peer-reviewing in climate science.
June 12, 2012
Today is Hug a Climate Scientist Day, a long tradition started last year for us to say thank you to Australia’s Climate Scientists just for being them. Email us a photo of you hugging a climate scientist and you can win a First Dog on the Moon mouse mat.
May 10, 2012 44
Abusive emails and accounts of threatening behaviour towards climate research staff have been released by ANU following an FOI request. Graham Readfearn reveals what they say.
May 7, 2012 57
The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency have confirmed that they crafted and published a document after public outrage from teachers and scientists about Ian Plimer's climate change sceptic book aimed at children.
May 7, 2012 6
When you say that you have evidence to "debunk" something, then it is a good idea to make sure that the evidence you’ve got is actually up to the "debunking", writes Graham Readfearn, a freelance journalist.
April 27, 2012 160
The sum total of useful commentary on ABC’s stultifying I Can Change Your Mind About Climate was five minutes of British scientist and author Ben Goldacre saying he'd rather slam his c-ck in the door then debate climate change, writes climate researcher Ian McHugh.
April 12, 2012
A seminal article by climate scientists in 1981 has proved eerily accurate at predicting global temperature rises. Amber Jamieson spoke to its lead author, renowned climate expert James Hansen.
February 16, 2012
Leaked documents from the conservative climate change denier think tank Heartland Institute reveal that a very powerful and wealthy donor has donated US$13.7 million since 2006, writes Amber Jamieson.