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Menadue: why did we go on smoko from Asia?

Menadue: why did we go on smoko from Asia?

It seems counter-intuitive when one considers the Asian presence -- students, visitors and trade. But we are probably less Asia-ready than we were 20 years ago, says John Menadue.

Parkinson: Garnaut’s inconvenient truths

Parkinson: Garnaut’s inconvenient truths

The first three instalments of Professor Ross Garnaut’s update to his Climate Change Review have been a welcome boost to the government’s ability to press its case for a carbon price, writes Giles Parkinson, of Climate Spectator.

Greens and climate change … welcome back to the real world

Greens and climate change … welcome back to the real world

So with a great (self-trumpeted) fanfare, the Greens have returned to the climate change debate -- and about bloody time.

Garnaut: Thumbs up for the Obama Accord

Garnaut: Thumbs up for the Obama Accord

Copenhagen was a complete fiasco. However, the 'Obama Accord' that came out of it is a step in the right direction and probably the best we could have hoped for, writes Ross Garnaut.

Copenhagen reality check #1: 25% by 2020 isn’t in the ball park

Copenhagen reality check #1: 25% by 2020 isn’t in the ball park

You can bet your house that Copenhagen will not conclude with a 25% mandatory target for all the developed economies. But is that even what we need to do, or is the whole of the Copenhagen process wrapped in an enormous delusion? asks David Spratt.

Costello: We can shape Copenhagen? Tell ’em he’s dreaming

Costello: We can shape Copenhagen? Tell ’em he’s dreaming

Don't get sick of the ETS, because it will dominate the news for years. But, it would be stupid to agree to targets pre Copenhagen and any targets will be changed in the future anyway. Peter Costello will even bet you on it.

Garnaut: The ETS cannot be further distorted

Garnaut: The ETS cannot be further distorted

A year since he released his final Climate Change Review, Ross Garnaut reflects on developments and disasters in the ongoing climate change challenge.

The results are in on the world’s first national youth climate vote

The results are in on the world’s first national youth climate vote

The results are in from the world’s first national youth climate vote, and they're startling reports Anna Rose. Can this generation take the planet back from the brink?

There’s no opting out of the Natural Contract

There’s no opting out of the Natural Contract

In the future, will we -- those who failed to act on climate change -- be viewed in the same light as slave owners? The Natural Contract will become as common as the Social Contract, writes Bronwyn Lay.

Australia’s climate policy Achilles’ heel

Australia’s climate policy Achilles’ heel

If we are going to improve the content or ambition of the Copenhagen agreement, world leaders -- including the Prime Minister -- will need to step up, begin to break some political deadlocks and inject some momentum into the UN talks, writes Erwin Jackson.