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Years of Coalition failure behind Adani panic

Years of Coalition failure behind Adani panic

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.

Morrison refuses to rule out One Nation preference

Morrison refuses to rule out One Nation preference

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.

Brawling Nationals put the government’s denialism up in lights

Brawling Nationals put the government’s denialism up in lights

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.

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

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.

Morrison installs Warren Mundine as Liberal candidate for Gilmore

Morrison installs Warren Mundine as Liberal candidate for Gilmore

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.

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle

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.

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.

Coal has the coal-ition by the throat

Coal has the coal-ition by the throat

Crikey readers share their thoughts on the National Energy Guarantee, plus Turnbull's dealings with the Great Barrier Reef Foundations.

Crikey Worm: Trump “treasonous” at Helsinki summit

Crikey Worm: Trump “treasonous” at Helsinki summit

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump has refused to back his intelligence agencies over claims of Russian interference in the US election. Plus, a verdict on coal from the AEMO. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.