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Tag archives: ENVIRONMENT

Divisions on clean coal won’t sink the enviro movement

Crikey April 15, 2008 6 Comments

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

Crikey April 14, 2008 6 Comments

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

Crikey March 20, 2008 8 Comments

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

Ocean acidity: another reason for cutting carbon

Crikey March 20, 2008 3 Comments

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

Time for government investments to go green

Crikey March 18, 2008 6 Comments

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

Crikey March 11, 2008 3 Comments

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

Crikey March 11, 2008 7 Comments

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.