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A culture war-free explainer on electric cars in this election

A culture war-free explainer on electric cars in this election

From sales targets to ute bans and charging times, Crikey digs into the truth behind the electric car spin.

Morrison’s climate confusion caps off a disconcerting week

Morrison’s climate confusion caps off a disconcerting week

Heatwaves, coffee and coal: this is the cognitive dissonance of climate change policy playing out in real time.

‘It doesn’t have to be this way’: how Australia fell behind the US on energy

‘It doesn’t have to be this way’: how Australia fell behind the US on energy

Political infighting over climate change and carbon pricing has cost the Australian public dearly in terms of reducing carbon emissions and the cost of energy.

Rundle: the right are finally abandoning their nutty sceptic stance

Rundle: the right are finally abandoning their nutty sceptic stance

Conservatives are finally departing their "climate sceptic" policies, because you can't hold out against science forever.

What is the US’ new climate change policy, and why should we care?

What is the US’ new climate change policy, and why should we care?

Barack Obama has finally acted to regulate coal-fired power stations. The Climate Institute's Susan Cavanagh explains what it means for Australia.

Letting kids get raped on Nauru will not, in fact, help solve climate change

Letting kids get raped on Nauru will not, in fact, help solve climate change

Things that used to be considered political poison, such as same-sex marriage, are now mainstream party policies. Only through the actions of activists will the progressive agenda become mainstream.

Business bites: El Nino’s impact doubles … stuck in a budget bubble … TPP in trouble …

Business bites: El Nino’s impact doubles … stuck in a budget bubble … TPP in trouble …

Senior Abbott darlings will avoid having to answer sticky questions about the budget. And other business tidbits of the day.

Abbott blows his carbon budget in first Direct Action auction

Abbott blows his carbon budget in first Direct Action auction

With a quarter of its money spent in the first round, has the government's carbon policy failed straight out of the gate?

Mixed result from Lima, with Paris talks murky

Mixed result from Lima, with Paris talks murky

There were no binding commitments out of the Lima climate summit, to the dismay of many. But it is a small step on the path to the larger climate talks in Paris next year, writes University of Melbourne's Chair of Political Science Discipline Professor Robyn Eckersley.

Australia’s piddling Climate Fund pledge leaves sour taste in Lima

Australia’s piddling Climate Fund pledge leaves sour taste in Lima

Julie Bishop's Climate Fund turnaround might have stopped our international reputation from hitting rock bottom, but it'll take a lot more to dig Australia out of this hole, writes University of Melbourne political science chairperson Professor Robyn Eckersley.