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Topic: Slow Burn

Has the government left it too late for workable climate policy?

Crikey readers respond to Australia's response to climate change, and our special climate edition Slow Burn.

(Image: AAP/ Lukas Coch)

The climate has changed

This is why we've dedicated an entire edition of the Crikey Insider to covering climate change.

November 2018 bushfires in Salt Ash, NSW. (Image: AAP/Darren Pateman)

Fire and floods: the impacts of climate change in 2018

2018 was a year of extreme weather events world-wide — and as the fourth hottest year on record how does climate change fit into the picture?

A 1998 ADF relief effort in West Papua (Image: AAP/Gary Ramage)

Climate change is a threat to national security. How is the military preparing for the fight?

The Australian Defence Force will be inordinately affected by future humanitarian crises and military conflicts resulting from climate change. How it acts today will prove crucial.

2017 flooding in South East Queensland. (Image: AAP/STR)

The growing list of Australia’s climate realists

It's not just the bleeding hearts anymore. Australia biggest institutions show consensus on climate change, and the few remaining denialists are being left behind.

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‘We are already feeling the effects of global warming’

How will climate change affect day-to-day life in Australia? Crikey spoke with Dr Andrew Glikson to find out.

Then treasurer Scott Morrison brandishing coal in the House of Representatives in 2017 (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

How climate denialism was mainstreamed in Australia

There’s nothing inevitable about the alignment of the right with denialism.

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Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

Changing political sentiment, and increasing business and investor hostility to fossil fuels, has left denialists isolated as climate action becomes a prerequisite for mainstream politics.

Damage from the 2017 Murwillumbah floods (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Climate change could make the world ‘uninsurable’

The insurance industry is at the forefront of global risk trends, and they are growing increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change

Not waiting for Canberra: how powerful investors are taking on climate action

Shareholders are demanding real action on climate change, but how can they make businesses deliver?