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Howard and Sharma face a changing climate in Wentworth

Howard and Sharma face a changing climate in Wentworth

Climate change has run up the list of priorities for voters in Wentworth. Will a hail mary appearance by John Howard secure the Libs?

Australia can’t afford another decade of climate inaction

Australia can’t afford another decade of climate inaction

Last week's IPCC report was uniquely depressing, but it was also a wake-up call. There are many ways Australia can turn this all around.

Government interference or not, the ABC has changed

Government interference or not, the ABC has changed

Crikey readers discuss the ABC, micro-parties and the government's climate policy.

A government refusing to act on climate change is a government not fit to lead

A government refusing to act on climate change is a government not fit to lead

Some political parties are simply unfit to govern. The federal Liberals' refusal to address climate change disqualifies them from the being serious policymakers.

Could an independent body solve emissions policy? History says no.

Could an independent body solve emissions policy? History says no.

Crikey readers debate the effectiveness of a hypothetical independent body to solve climate change.

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

It's time for a Reserve Bank-style independent body on climate change that reflects our longstanding belief that some issues are too important to be left to politicians.

If Morrison cares about the ‘survival of the species’, where’s the action on climate change?

If Morrison cares about the ‘survival of the species’, where’s the action on climate change?

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's treatment of LGBTIQ students and Australia's climate obsession.

Can Australia kick its coal habit by 2040?

Can Australia kick its coal habit by 2040?

The IPCC report says we need to get out of coal by 2040. It's a stark proposition for the political class, but can we do it? Absolutely.

How do you fix the environment with a government controlled by special interests?

How do you fix the environment with a government controlled by special interests?

Crikey readers respond to the government's dismissal of the IPCC climate change report and the grip of the resource companies.

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

While the Coalition government has many climate denialists in its ranks, fossil fuel companies can also wield systemic power to make sure the political system works in their interests, not the community's.