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The growing list of Australia’s climate realists

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.

Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

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.

Morrison’s ‘soil magic’ fund transformed to a fully-fledged pork barrel

Morrison’s ‘soil magic’ fund transformed to a fully-fledged pork barrel

The Emissions Reduction Fund was used by Tony Abbott as a scam to channel pork to Coalition supporters while pretending it would address climate change. Now Scott Morrison faces the same problem, so he's doing the same thing.

Has Australian politics ever had a lower point?

Has Australian politics ever had a lower point?

Crikey readers discuss the least inspiring moments of modern Australian politics.

A closer look at Scott Morrison’s CV

A closer look at Scott Morrison’s CV

Morrison's pre-parliament career casts doubt over his strategic campaigning abilities, his management skills and an apparent tendency towards a lack of transparency.

Peter Dutton makes early play for 2019’s Arsehat of the Year

Peter Dutton makes early play for 2019’s Arsehat of the Year

It seems Dutton knows there's limited time left to display his unparalleled arsehattery on a big stage, and he's going to make the absolute most of it.

The independent wave rises, but washing out the Liberals won’t be easy

The independent wave rises, but washing out the Liberals won’t be easy

With Labor poised to take conventional battleground seats, the prospect of an independent blue-ribbon rebellion means the Liberal Party is facing a calamity unlike any it has suffered before.

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Abbott won’t give up Warringah without a fight

Crikey readers respond to independent Susan Moylan-Coombs' run at Tony Abbott's seat of Warringah.

Could Susan Moylan-Coombs be the one to dethrone Abbott?

Could Susan Moylan-Coombs be the one to dethrone Abbott?

Broadcaster Susan Moylan-Coombs is the first high-profile independent to announce a tilt at Tony Abbott in the upcoming federal election.

Why is it illegal to call the PM a cunt?

Why is it illegal to call the PM a cunt?

We like to think we're a nation of hard-living larrikins. So why can we be fined for naughty language?