Australia has announced its new carbon emissions target, and most climate scientists say it's not nearly enough. Jennifer Morgan global director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI), explains why.
The Sun has found its traffic choked by its paywall. Plus other media tidbits of the day,
Morale at the Bureau of Meteorology is at rock bottom, amid veiled pressure from the Abbott government, write Crikey reporter Sally Whyte and Crikey editor Marni Cordell.
The government has decided to put the Climate Change Authority and Clean Energy Regulator under the purview of the Environment Minister. Not that you'd know it from reading the bill. Freelance journalist Marcus Priest reports.
A company board that ignores a clear and present danger to its business is negligent -- and climate change is that clear and present danger, writes Dr Geoff Edwards, president of the Royal Society of Queensland.
The Australian government has its head firmly buried in the sand on climate action, but state governments and private companies are stepping in.
Crikey readers talk why Abbott must act now on climate change.
Surprise! The budget is not only cruel and horrific, it's worse than you'd thought. The Coalition has broken so very many of its election promises, just to stick the boot into the poor, sick and old.