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Morrison boasts how the Coalition fixed our ‘climate deficit’

Morrison boasts how the Coalition fixed our ‘climate deficit’

Australia had a "climate deficit" under Labor, says Scott Morrison, but that's now been fixed by the Coalition. And he's absolutely right.

Has the Coalition really turned around Australia’s emissions deficit by 1.1 billion tonnes?

Has the Coalition really turned around Australia’s emissions deficit by 1.1 billion tonnes?

Was Energy Minister Angus Taylor correct when he made this claim? Not exactly.

Adani approval will spell disaster for Queensland

Adani approval will spell disaster for Queensland

Crikey readers discuss the approval for the Adani coal mine and the topic of fixed election dates.

Shorten’s emissions plan isn’t enough, but it’s a start

Shorten’s emissions plan isn’t enough, but it’s a start

Crikey readers discuss Bill Shorten's emissions policy, and the orphans of Australian Islamic State fighters.

Labor’s patchwork climate policy a retreat from past bravery

Labor’s patchwork climate policy a retreat from past bravery

Labor has retreated to a shopping list of emissions abatement measures rather than attempt a more economically efficient solution. And its mates will be looked after, as always.

Morrison refuses to rule out One Nation preference

Morrison refuses to rule out One Nation preference

Good morning, early birds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has not ruled out preferencing One Nation despite the party's US gun-lobby scandal, and carbon emissions hit record highs in 2018 partially due to increased coal use. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia records hottest, dirtiest summer ever

Australia records hottest, dirtiest summer ever

Good morning, early birds. Australia has simultaneously recorded its hottest ever summer and highest levels of carbon emissions, and a UN body finds that Israel may have committed war crimes in its response to 2018 protests. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What Morrison won’t say in his climate cop-out

What Morrison won’t say in his climate cop-out

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's climate policy, and the George Pell guilty verdict.

Morrison’s ‘soil magic’ fund transformed to a fully-fledged pork barrel

Morrison’s ‘soil magic’ fund transformed to a fully-fledged pork barrel

The Emissions Reduction Fund was used by Tony Abbott as a scam to channel pork to Coalition supporters while pretending it would address climate change. Now Scott Morrison faces the same problem, so he's doing the same thing.

The government sneaks one final energy lie into 2018

The government sneaks one final energy lie into 2018

The Coalition couldn't let the year tick over without one last, glaring sign that they've abandoned their climate responsibility.