Topic archives: great barrier reef

Coal lies exposed, Adani’s house of cards teeters

April 18, 2017 17

From the backbench to foreign policy and economics, the budget and now Alan Jones, Adani is causing Turnbull all sorts of problems, writes Australia Institute executive director Ben Oquist.

One Nation v science

December 1, 2016 18

One Nation has been making quite a few claims about science and climate change. Luckily, scientists are very happy to set the record straight, writes Crikey intern Jordan Fermanis .

Alan Jones launches $1m website to crowdsource the Great Barrier Reef

October 26, 2016 4

Can you discuss conservation of the Great Barrier Reef without talking about climate change? Alan Jones thinks so, and that a $1 million website is the best way to do it.

Greg Hunt says … something innovation something

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.

World’s Best Minister saves Great Barrier Reef

May 31, 2016 1

After days of damning reports about the Great Barrier Reef, the Environment Minister takes credit despite coral bleaching.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 31, 2016 2

Rice lawyers up ... get Shorten ... Feeney screws up (again) ...

Adani coal mine still faces two big legal hurdles

April 4, 2016 9

Adani might have state government approval for its new mine, but that doesn't mean it's a done deal.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

December 22, 2015 3

Change.org's pot petition ... don't look now, Hunt's screwing the environment ... war on Christmas part 42,856

Something’s fishy: Carmichael mine faces Great Barrier Reef challenge

Something’s fishy: Carmichael mine faces Great Barrier Reef challenge

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.

Keane: the black and white world of Abbott’s spinning

Keane: the black and white world of Abbott’s spinning

November 24, 2014 41

The government's default communication strategy is to to tell people they're wrong. And, unsurprisingly, it's not working.