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Topic archives: ENVIRONMENT

Divisions on clean coal won’t sink the enviro movement

April 15, 2008 6

By abandoning the polluter pays principle, WWF and the Climate Institute should be seen to have abandoned any remaining pretence of being part of the mainstream environment movement, writes Greens Senator Christine Milne.

A handy guide for Chinese student protesters

April 14, 2008 6

The following points are based on an internal document circulated by the Chinese authorities in Australia to the Chinese Students Association of 7-8 April.

Plastic fantastic: Bagging the bag baggers

March 20, 2008 8

The plastic bag scare numbers just don't add up, writes Michael Pascoe.

Ocean acidity: another reason for cutting carbon

March 20, 2008 3

Ocean acidification is a global problem for which Australia clearly has a special responsibility, writes Stephen Luntz.

Time for government investments to go green

March 18, 2008 6

Governments across the country are pretty keen to spruik their green credentials these days. But is it all talk, asks Josh Meadows?

Veteran greenie shocks with NSW private power support

March 11, 2008 3

The first victim of the Iemma Government’s push for power privatisation appears to be Jeff Angel, director of the Total Environment Centre, writes Alex Mitchell.

Debunking climate change on Commonwealth Day

March 11, 2008 7

Yesterday was Commonwealth Day. The theme was the environment, but some of the diplomats and politicians celebrating at Parliament House Sydney did not realise they were about to be shaken out of their complacency on climate change, writes David Flint.