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Victoria McKenzie-McHarg

The government’s RET proposal as it currently stands would squash Australia’s great potential in clean energy development. The Abbott government faces a clear and stark choice: listen to the vast majority of Australians who want less pollution, or back a handful of big polluters.

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Andrew Picone

The need to protect our rivers, pristine or not, has never been greater. Uranium poses a great threat to Cape York's rivers.

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.