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This weekend, most of Sydney will be focused on Sunday night's rugby grand final. While South Sydney are the sentimental favourites, most would agree that it's only fair if the best team wins.

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Andrew Picone

Queenslanders have more reason than ever to be concerned about uranium mining in the sunshine state, with mining companies now afforded more rights than the community.

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 30, 2014

Elizabeth Kolbert asks the fundamental question of what it means to be human as we face the reality of the most devastating mass extinction since dinosaurs walked the planet.

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Understating our environment - September 30, 2014

The federal government's plan to weaken our national environment laws will put Australia’s unique wildlife and special places at the mercy of state governments’ development agendas.

The year of the Abbott: what a difference 12 months makes - 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.

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.