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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.

Bigger than Adani: the NT ‘carbon bomb’ waiting to explode

Bigger than Adani: the NT ‘carbon bomb’ waiting to explode

By itself, Queensland’s proposed Adani coal mine would result in 5 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide greenhouse gas emissions. Clearly, Adani is a "carbon-bomb".

Matthewson: Turnbull should crash through on Finkel — he’s crashing anyway

Matthewson: Turnbull should crash through on Finkel — he’s crashing anyway

Malcolm Turnbull is almost certainly going to lose the next election, thanks to Tony Abbott's constant sniping and undermining. So he might as well go down fighting -- and what better cause than saving the Earth?

Business bites: VW’s emissions off … insurance deal soft …

Business bites: VW’s emissions off … insurance deal soft …

Volkswagen has been polluting much more than it had said it was. Whoops!

Don’t worry, big polluters, Hunt’s ‘safeguard mechanism’ won’t cost you a thing

Don’t worry, big polluters, Hunt’s ‘safeguard mechanism’ won’t cost you a thing

Pumping out more and more carbon emissions has never been easier than under Greg Hunt's pointless "safeguard" mechanism.

Repent, ye sinners: world about to end in a hellish blaze of carbon tax fury

Repent, ye sinners: world about to end in a hellish blaze of carbon tax fury

And Bill Shorten, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the carbon tax and wind farms had been thrown. They will be tormented forever, writes economist and prophet Tom Westland.

What the Gregs (Sheridan and Hunt) don’t get about emissions abatement

What the Gregs (Sheridan and Hunt) don’t get about emissions abatement

Conservative columnists and politicians are in lockstep on Direct Action. They're also wrong, writes Canberra economist Tom Westland.