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Australia’s economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia’s economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia's history in the Pacific is about imperialist exploitation. Now the government has baldly stated that our economic interests come ahead even of the existence of Pacific island states.

Call the climate crisis whatever you want, the Coalition will still ignore it

Call the climate crisis whatever you want, the Coalition will still ignore it

Crikey readers on the language of climate change, and the Coalition's economic choices.

Fear of a burning planet: the semantics of climate change

Fear of a burning planet: the semantics of climate change

As Scott Morrison showed in Tuvalu this week, language has always been central to the politics of climate change.

We’ve seen this type of media oppression before

We’ve seen this type of media oppression before

Crikey readers discuss the government's war on whistleblowers and Australia's climate chaos.

Australia cuts mention of climate crisis, coal from Pacific forum declaration

Australia cuts mention of climate crisis, coal from Pacific forum declaration

Good morning, early birds. The Australian government has worked to neuter a Pacific Islands Forum declaration on climate crisis responsibility, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg spruiks Australia's economic credentials ahead of recession fears. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Morrison to announce $500 million Pacific climate fund

Morrison to announce $500 million Pacific climate fund

Good morning, early birds. The Morrison government is set to announce $500 million in climate change and ocean funding for the Pacific region, and a new report slams Australia's lagging infrastructure. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

NSW abortion bill moves forward

NSW abortion bill moves forward

Good morning, early birds. The NSW abortion bill has passed the lower house amid fierce debate, and a new IPCC report highlights the land sector's contribution to climate change. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Don’t expect climate action under this government

Don’t expect climate action under this government

Crikey readers discuss the need for climate action and the damaging effects of neoliberalism.

The disinformation game: how the government releases emissions data

The disinformation game: how the government releases emissions data

Positive spin, false statements and delays — Australia's emissions-data must run a gauntlet before the public is allowed to see it, and the media is happy to help.

If water is life, our country is now a graveyard

If water is life, our country is now a graveyard

Our waterways are running dry and we're on the precipice of complete environmental destruction.