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The real reason why everyone thinks Queensland coal miners totally rock

The real reason why everyone thinks Queensland coal miners totally rock

While politicians claim they want to support coal miners, the real appeal of coal lies in the tens of billions of dollars in exports it earns every year — and the wealthy interests it funds.

No more excuses: we must stop fossil fuel development now

No more excuses: we must stop fossil fuel development now

There's no other way to get the climate system under control.

A vibrant, multicultural, racist society

A vibrant, multicultural, racist society

Good morning, early birds. Coronavirus-related discrimination has reached new highs (or lows, really) on both sides of the country, and in the past four years, fossil-fuel companies have increased their political donations two-fold. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

You want to decarbonise the economy, but are you prepared to pay for it?

You want to decarbonise the economy, but are you prepared to pay for it?

One of the biggest risks to decarbonisation is economic. How do we create public acceptance of the cost?

The face of Scomo’s climate evolution no stranger to party struggles

The face of Scomo’s climate evolution no stranger to party struggles

Science Minister Karen Andrews defiantly stands against her colleagues on climate change. But is she backing that up with any action?

Most Australians ‘would hardly notice’ if we went coal free, say experts

Most Australians ‘would hardly notice’ if we went coal free, say experts

Scott Morrison says coal is vital to the economy, but experts say we could phase out fossil fuel and life would go on as usual.

BlackRock’s massive coal dump signals ‘fundamental reshaping of finance’

BlackRock’s massive coal dump signals ‘fundamental reshaping of finance’

The world's biggest fund manager has announced it will dump half a billion dollars worth of thermal coal shares.

Emission possible: Department of Energy report shows 50% renewable target is in sight

Emission possible: Department of Energy report shows 50% renewable target is in sight

The latest emissions projections for Australia have been released — and they raise some interesting questions.

Protesters win on points at IMARC 

Protesters win on points at IMARC 

Melbourne is becoming losing territory for climate destroyers. As the crisis intensifies, this kind of protest will be more and more common. 

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.