July 26, 2017 20
The environmental movement has come a long way from hippie love-ins and right-wing jokes. But the Greens, in Australia and elsewhere, have to acknowledge that it is the single most important thing they will ever do.
February 16, 2017 9
Coalition concerns over political activity by environmental groups mirrors the concerns of the coal lobby.
July 29, 2016
The new Innovation Minister Greg Hunt points towards his work as environment minister to talk up how great he is at innovation.
May 17, 2016 7
The Minerals Council of Australia, shockingly, wants to hamstring environmental groups.
November 19, 2015 6
Yes, most submissions to the inquiry said the law should stand. And yes, there have only been two successful cases brought under the law. But the Mining Council did not like it, you see, so ...
November 18, 2015 14
Greg Hunt has said Australia has met its emissions target already. The only problem is that we have met it because our economy is circling the drain ...
November 9, 2015 11
The Australian Conservation Federation has launched a court challenge against the government's Carmichael mine project, saying the mine could harm the Great Barrier Reef.
August 19, 2015 20
Is "green lawfare" really destroying our economy and way of life? Er ...
November 14, 2014 2
Authorities are considering introducing Tasmanian devils onto Wilson's Prom to decrease the feral cat population. But biologist Allen Greer says there's little evidence the devils will make any difference.
February 10, 2014 1
Orica has signaled an interest in becoming a pure mining business, spinning off its chemical business on its own. But numerous environmental liabilities could be a heavy load to bear for a chemical business.
July 8, 2013 6
You can get a bit carried away when politics is your game with the day-to-day happenings of who said what about whom or what. Which is why I regularly take the reality check of looking at those website listings of what people are actually clicking on.
May 24, 2013 31
Wandering cats are a menace to native birds and wildlife, but the cat "right to life" lobby is preventing them being euthanased. Gareth Morgan and Geoff Simmons of NZ's Morgan Foundation want a cat crackdown.
August 10, 2012
London has put on the greenest Games ever -- but problems remain with waste, buses, and journalists leaving the lights on, writes Shaun McCarthy, chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.
August 2, 2012 4
Victoria's Environmental Protection Authority has sat on its hands and refused to prosecute companies and councils in flagrant breach of the state's environmental laws, a groundbreaking study has revealed.
June 22, 2012 10
The Rio+20 conference on the environment is a zombie summit, shuffling through its paces dead-eyed, toothless, empty-handed, writes Peter Christoff, associate professor of environmental policy at the University of Melbourne.
May 10, 2012
A new document released by the ABS is designed to inform government decision-makers, policy analysts, scientists, industry and other groups on how environmental accounts could be used and further developed in Australia.
November 7, 2011 3
Crikey readers have their say.
September 29, 2011 5
The sick and dead animals coincided with dredging by Gladstone Port Corporation working on the massive LNG plant and pipeline being built in the harbour, writes Crikey naturalist Lionel Elmore.
August 5, 2011
Having read through annual reports of some of the most polluting companies on earth, it would be naieve not to be cynical about the extent of corporate greenwashing, writes John Hepburn.
July 13, 2011 2
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.