The Department of Environment and Energy quietly released a concerning report while everyone was preoccupied with AFL and NRL. This marks Australia’s 15th quarter of consecutive increased annual emissions.
Crikey readers discuss asylum seeker policy and other issues of the day.
If Abbott wants to wedge Labor, attacking the environment might be the safest option.
In many ways, the Coalition's energy white paper is a predictable piece of backward-looking falsehoods. But it does make some surprising concessions to a future of renewable energy.
Reneging on the RET wouldn't just cost jobs, it would actually increase electricity prices as well, writes executive director of The Australia Institute Richard Denniss.
Clive Palmer dropped a bombshell on climate policy tonight. He's a fair bit greener -- and Tony Abbott will be fuming. Crikey explains what just happened.
What's the timber industry quietly seeking from government behind closed doors? What happens in these discussions will shape the debate for at least a decade, write Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss.