Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: climate change
You can’t insure against the apocalypse

You can’t insure against the apocalypse

Crikey readers on climate disaster response, Extinction Rebellion, and Penny Wong.

Is this the new normal?

Is this the new normal?

Extinction Rebellion has faced a calculated overreaction from right-wing media and the Coalition. Is that co-opting our supposedly apolitical police forces?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia’s insurance problem?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia’s insurance problem?

As northern Australia becomes ever more disaster-prone in the face of climate change, what role should governments have in subsidising the insurance and infrastructure of the people who live there?

Change will come whether the government wants it or not

Change will come whether the government wants it or not

Crikey readers on the media's ambivalence to climate change, and Trump's abandonment of allies in Syria.

Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

It's not just Kerri-Anne. The Australian media has had an overtly hostile response to the climate activists.

Australia’s lost decade

Australia’s lost decade

From energy policy to Indigenous recognition, the government's lazy approach has left the country to stagnate.

Who’s writing ‘the climate change story’ at the Oz?

Who’s writing ‘the climate change story’ at the Oz?

A strange ad attacking renewable energy appeared in the News Corp papers yesterday. Its source: the Climate Study Group.

Time to face the music on the economy

Time to face the music on the economy

Crikey readers on the interest rates, the surplus and conservatives' rage at teen climate activists.

Australian media: apoplectic and unapologetic

Australian media: apoplectic and unapologetic

News Corp is fuelling peak denialist hysteria over Greta Thunberg and climate strikers. And, unlike their counterparts in the US, they don't need to apologise for it.

Why Greta Thunberg vexes conservatives

Why Greta Thunberg vexes conservatives

Crikey readers on millennial and Gen Z climate activism, Andrew Bolt and legalised drugs.