Those championing the Adani Carmichael mine and similar projects are pushing a new sort of nihilism — asking us to take one more step into our collective graves, with the promise of some small reward along the way.
The government's panic over the Adani Carmichael project is driven by five wasted years that have seen unemployment spike in Townsville and surrounding regions.
Good morning, early birds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has not ruled out preferencing One Nation despite the party's US gun-lobby scandal, and carbon emissions hit record highs in 2018 partially due to increased coal use. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Nationals are now doing what the Liberals did last year — using climate policy as a weapon in their leadership battles. But at least they're honest about their climate denialism.
Good morning, early birds. China has imposed an indefinite ban on coal imports from Australia ahead of strict new quotas, and Labor blasts the Coalition for stacking the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with former Liberal MPs and staffers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition will parachute former Labor national president Warren Mundine in as the Liberal candidate for the marginal seat of Gilmore, and Alinta Energy is the latest company to bid for massive government-supported coal projects. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Nationally, the war over climate change may have frozen, but in the Valley it runs hot. This is one to watch at the Victorian election.
Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's treatment of LGBTIQ students and Australia's climate obsession.
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.