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The billion-dollar question

Good morning, early birds. Reports differ significantly on how big the Coalition's coronavirus stimulus package will be, and NSW's deputy premier has publicly voiced support for a One Nation nuclear power bill. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Having a surveil of a time

This week: staying aloft, an exciting new world of surveillance, the Tory Right's real goal, and moonlight in Vermont.

Business Council of Australia CEO Jennifer Westacott (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.

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Coronavirus: the video game! (And other news you may have missed)

From a video game for the virus-crazy, to Queensland's push against conversion therapy, it's the stories you might've missed this week.

Why a nuclear Australia will always be a pipe dream

Crikey readers on nuclear power generation and Australia's fraught China relationship.

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The Chernobyl disaster is an exact mirror of modern ruin

HBO's hit mini-series Chernobyl is a register of the recent mass, unsettling realisation that humanity may simply lack the ability to put in place the overarching processes required to arrest the meltdown occurring at our core.

How could Australia develop nukes?

Author Hugh White and Chernobyl-mania have put nuclear weapons are back in the spotlight. Could nukes really be in our future?

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

All's well in nuclear power, the industry insists, as further delays and cost blowouts hit new reactors.

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel

Advocates for nuclear energy will tell you that the greenies are holding back project viability, but say nothing about obsolete technology.

Turnbull lifts his game on gas — as a key reform era ends

Malcolm Turnbull put some old skills to good use yesterday - but his Snowy Hydro proposal will never happen.