Topic archives: ENVIRONMENT

Australia still not ready for floods of climate change refugees

October 3, 2008

The Rudd government is yet to prepare a coherent plan on the problem of environmental refugees, writes Crikey intern Chris Mundy.

Garnaut out thinks the government on trade exposure

October 1, 2008

The government wants to give free permits to industries affected by a national carbon trading scheme. But Professor of Economics Joshus Gans argues Ross Garnaut's solution is superior.

Flannery: Garnaut has made a good first step

September 5, 2008 1

Speaking exclusively to Crikey, Tim Flannery has solid praise for the emissions targets set today by Ross Garnaut, but says the game could change drastically in as little as five years from now.

Plenty of water for Murray Darling, just no political will

September 3, 2008 7

Getting some water to the Coorong and Lower Lakes is, it seems, all too hard for Penny Wong, writes Bernard Keane.

Is radioactive mud a problem for Victoria’s channel deepeners?

September 3, 2008 1

Reports on the clean up of a former CSIRO site in Port Melbourne which processed uranium from the early 1940s raises quesitons about Victoria's Channel Deepening Project, writes Lionel Elmore:

Murray-Darling: Cubby Station has to go first

August 15, 2008 5

The first property the government should look at buying is Cubbie Station, writes Bernard Keane.

Video: Open season on black swans in Victoria:

August 14, 2008 4

Video footage following up on the plight of black swans and how the DSE is responding.

State of the Planet: Going green Beijing?

August 8, 2008

How friendly are the Olympics, really?

Crikey clickthroughs

August 8, 2008

Click through to your favourite sections… PODCASTS: Canberra Calling : Download or listen to the latest episode now. BLOGWATCH: Friday trash wrap asks: why do they only print the bad photos of Madonna? STATE OF THE PLANET: Green Olympics; the future of flight (is there one?) STUFF WE LIKE: Superbugs. A reason to be very […]

Crikey Clickthroughs

August 7, 2008

Click through to your favourite sections… PODCASTS: Canberra Calling: Download or listen to the latest episode now. BLOGWATCH: Supermarkets, pricing and GroceryChoice. STATE OF THE PLANET: Indigenous clash over Amazon land. STUFF WE LIKE: Chaos scales the Chinese Wall; Dirk Bogarde’s letters. US MEDIA WRAP: Dodgy donations and Nader returns. CROAKEY: Debate issues at our […]