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Change at the speed of plague: how the world has turned upside down in weeks

Change at the speed of plague: how the world has turned upside down in weeks

Viruses are stuck moving at the pace that humans move. And now we're moving at a dizzying pace, on the way to a very different future to the one we imagined at the start of the year.

Were Craig Kelly’s stats correct during the bushfire crisis?

Were Craig Kelly’s stats correct during the bushfire crisis?

Craig Kelly really made the rounds during the bushfire crisis. But the data didn't fully back up his claims...

No, minister, 250 people haven’t been charged with arson

No, minister, 250 people haven’t been charged with arson

In the context of the current bushfire crisis, there is simply no evidence that arson was responsible.

Australia’s bushfire losses are worse than first thought

Australia’s bushfire losses are worse than first thought

The cost is absolutely immense. But the final figures will depend on how quickly we rebuild.

Bushfire coverage doesn’t mean much when it comes to cuts and culture wars

Bushfire coverage doesn’t mean much when it comes to cuts and culture wars

Despite its widely praised coverage of the recent catastrophic bushfires, the ABC is still staring down the barrel of $85 million in budget cuts.

Mining companies try to handle the heat from Australia’s bushfires

Mining companies try to handle the heat from Australia’s bushfires

Splashing cash around mightn't be enough to shift public perception after a summer of devastating bushfires.

Forget emissions, it’s all about the fuel: where alt-climate ideas grow

Forget emissions, it’s all about the fuel: where alt-climate ideas grow

Their views may not yet be mainstream, but powerful groups of alt-environmentalist climate sceptics are spreading like wildfire.

Is Australia’s climate denialism a turnoff for tourists? We asked an expert

Is Australia’s climate denialism a turnoff for tourists? We asked an expert

If catastrophic bushfires and viral scares weren't enough, even bigger things may be keeping visitors from Australian shores.

Australian tourism can bounce back from the bushfire disaster

Australian tourism can bounce back from the bushfire disaster

The tourism industry will suffer because of the bushfire crisis. But it can recover. And it's never been more clear we need to foster it.

Racing cars in a catastrophe: it’s time to ditch the Grand Prix

Racing cars in a catastrophe: it’s time to ditch the Grand Prix

Melbourne's Grand Prix is a waste of money every year, but this year it's a waste of money with truly appalling symbolism too.