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Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

Bernard KeaneJun 18, 201410 Comments

LNP senator Sue Boyce was a rare senatorial figure with guts, principles and a willingness to think issues through.

Labor and the myth of the rational voter

Bernard KeaneJul 2, 2012287 Comments

Labor's plan to recover on the back of a successful carbon price introduction is a fantasy.

Accessing free publicity from an uncritical media

Bernard KeaneNov 7, 201141 Comments

Access Economics benefits from free publicity from the biggest media outlets in the country. And what does it do with it?

Greens take the agenda because no one else wants it

Charles RichardsonOct 18, 201111 Comments

Offshore processing is a gigantic mistake, and until someone other than the Greens says that, Labor will continue to suffer.

A third way needed on Australia Network

CrikeyOct 18, 20112 Comments

Crikey readers have their say.

Carbon taxes and the ghosts of politicians past

by Fergus Green, a lawyer and policy analyst specialising in climate changeOct 4, 20112 Comments

As the latest carbon price package makes its way through parliament, Fergus Green takes a trip down memory lane.

Ghosts of climate policy past haunt our Clean Energy Future

by Giles Parkinson of Climate SpectatorSep 7, 20113 Comments

It’s an old refrain, but the closer we get to the Clean Energy Future legislation ducking and weaving its way through parliament, the more we are reminded of the ghosts of the current proposal’s stepmother, the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, writes Giles Parkinson of Climate Spectator.

Denniss: carbon price and the truth about 'truthiness'

by Dr Richard Denniss, executive director of The Australia InstituteAug 30, 20114 Comments

The introduction of a carbon price is an important step towards reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions, writes Dr Richard Denniss, executive director of The Australia Institute.

Carbon tax just the first real battle in a very long war

by Fergus Green, a lawyer and policy analyst specialising in climate changeJul 13, 20112 Comments

Fergus Green, of Inside Story, unpacks the carbon pricing package to discover, at its core, a tension between fundamentally different visions for the future of Australia’s economy and environment.

When international permits are OK or not OK

Bernard KeaneJul 12, 201191 Comments

The new carbon package deals with the issue of international permits far better than the CPRS did. Funny the Coalition is complaining about it.