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Then treasurer Scott Morrison brandishing coal in the House of Representatives in 2017 (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

‘Clean coal’ is a lie straight out of the Orwellian playbook

Despite the dire warning of climate scientists, underpinned by the current spate of extreme weather events around the world, the government appears to be bent on promoting coal-fired power generation, writes Earth and Paleo-climate scientist Andrew Glikson.

Hanson cheers the Maroons ... explain 'clean coal' ... is Mia Freedman's New York play failing? ...

Tips and rumours

Hanson cheers the Maroons ... explain 'clean coal' ... is Mia Freedman's New York play failing? ...

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

Just how bullshit is the fantasy of ‘clean coal’?

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.

Surely Turnbull won’t screw up energy policy — look what a stellar job he did with the NBN

What could possibly go wrong with Turnbull's new "clean coal" plan? Let's look at how he did with the NBN ...

Should the Clean Energy Finance Corporation be funding ‘clean’ coal?

What is the Clean Energy Finance Corporation anyway? And should it be investing in clean coal? Crikey intern Sophie Heizer explains.

The climate denialist right now has the sweetest victory of all

The climate denialists of the Liberal Party now have things even better than when Tony Abbott was leader -- for now Malcolm Turnbull is leading the party against climate action.

Trump-l’oeil: White House blow-up hides rotten week for Turnbull

A startling failure to some basic preparation was behind two bungles from Malcolm Turnbull this week, overshadowed by the Trump debacle.

Instead of seizing the initiative at the start of the political year, Malcolm Turnbull reheated his attack lines and policies from 2016, with a nod to Kevin Rudd along the way.

Turnbull’s vision for 2018: basically 2016, with a dash of 2008

Instead of seizing the initiative at the start of the political year, Malcolm Turnbull reheated his attack lines and policies from 2016, with a nod to Kevin Rudd along the way.

The Australian’s clean coal magic trick

With some slippery words and some clever sleight-of-hand, The Australian almost makes it look like coal is good for humanity, writes economist John Quiggin