In Senate estimates this week, a senior Department of Environment official spruiked the supposed benefits of climate change. God help us all.
Does having an environment minister also responsible for mining help or hinder the task of reducing emissions?
The government has decided to put the Climate Change Authority and Clean Energy Regulator under the purview of the Environment Minister. Not that you'd know it from reading the bill. Freelance journalist Marcus Priest reports.
In the wake of the damning Green Loans audit, the ANAO has released its audit of the insulation program, and found many of the same problems.
The death of 15-year-old Nick Delaney in the Blue Mountains is a reminder that in the bush, even with experience and preparation, things can go tragically wrong. Even official safety advice needs cross-checking.
The Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, put in place by the Howard Government in 2000, isn’t working, writes Bernard Keane.
I’ve heard (from an employee) that the federal Department of Environment is censoring their publications to make sure no document is released that contains the term “environmental refugee”. It seems that Howard and Turnbull don’t even want to be told that this could be a huge problem if they don’t do anything about climate change. […]