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Saffron Zomer

The Queensland government can't be trusted with 'one-stop-shop' environmental approval powers, writes ACF's Saffron Zomer.

September 5, 2014

Twelve months into the Abbott government, conservative forces are mounting a new push focused on silencing climate change debate and protecting corporations.

September 5, 2014

In the 12 months since its election the Abbott Government’s reckless mismanagement of the environment has condemned Australians to a more polluted, sicker and less secure future.

Why Australia’s biggest energy companies are after our RET - September 5, 2014

Origin, AGL and EnergyAustralia stand to make a lot of money from burning coal and there is only one reason for their opposition to the RET – the company bottom line.

Priorities for Queensland: a healthy environment, not massive coal mines - July 30, 2014

Greg Hunt’s approval of Australia’s largest coal mine in the Galilee Basin has created headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons.

Jessie Borrelle

Today I decided to take a trip to one of my favouite places on the interwebs, the Australian Government Clean Energy Future website. But all I found was a bunch of 404s, more commonly known as the Coalition's Direct Action plan.

40,000 march in Tokyo with clear anti-nuclear message for Australia
Dave Sweeney

40,000 plus are marching today in Tokyo against nuclear power with a clear message for Australia to leave the uranium in the ground.

 

“Should we let the market determine our energy mix?”
Brett Parris

Many business leaders and politicians argue that when it comes to energy, the free market should decide.