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Who are the Liberal MPs worried about Turnbull's Clean Energy Target?

Who are the Liberal MPs worried about Turnbull's Clean Energy Target?

Will ZiebellJun 16, 20179 Comments

Crikey intern Will Ziebell looks back over past public comments to work out which MPs could end up dissenting.

Just how bullshit is the fantasy of 'clean coal'?

Just how bullshit is the fantasy of 'clean coal'?

Simon Holmes a CourtJun 16, 201715 Comments

No viable technology exists that allows coal to be burnt without adding significant carbon pollution to the atmosphere. Freelance energy writer Simon Holmes a Court reports.

George Brandis' encryption claims show just how ignorant he is

George Brandis' encryption claims show just how ignorant he is

Bernard KeaneJun 13, 201710 Comments

George Brandis appears to not even have the most basic understanding of encryption even as he talks about wanting to break it.

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Helen RazerMay 23, 20178 Comments

We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.

The case for nuclear (or, how I learned to stop worrying about renewables and love uranium)

The case for nuclear (or, how I learned to stop worrying about renewables and love uranium)

Geoff RussellMay 16, 201740 Comments

Politicians and journalists alike seem reluctant to discuss nuclear as a viable (and actually scalable) alternative to wind and solar, reports science writer Geoff Russell.

Govt's electronic health record plan is a data breach waiting to happen

Govt's electronic health record plan is a data breach waiting to happen

Asher WolfMay 11, 201712 Comments

And you should opt out of it as soon as you can, freelancer Asher Wolf writes.

Pill-testing works. Not using it is killing our young people.

Pill-testing works. Not using it is killing our young people.

Bernard KeaneApr 26, 20172 Comments

Pill-testing is a drug policy no-brainer that helps drug users, police and health professionals. The entrenched opposition to it is killing people.

Taxpayers fund scientific research, but the resulting data is kept secret

Taxpayers fund scientific research, but the resulting data is kept secret

Allen GreerMar 6, 20175 Comments

Giving open access to already-used data has some key benefits, writes biologist Allen Greer.

Outta this world: space tourists to hitch a ride to the Moon

Outta this world: space tourists to hitch a ride to the Moon

Ben SandilandsMar 2, 20177 Comments

Is space the place to use paying passengers as flight testers? We may soon find out, with a manned mission to the far side of the Moon to include two amateur space tourists.

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

Helen RazerMar 2, 201732 Comments

The national broadband network does not belong to millionaire bureaucrats or Liberal MPs. It belongs to you, the taxpayer, and you have the right to demand better.

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