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Dave Sweeney

After years of debate and ill-fated plans, Australia is no closer to a lasting solution to nuclear pollution, writes ACF's Dave Sweeney.'s picture
Jonathan La Nauze

This last week has seen a shift in the Abbott government’s war on nature. Nature, and the people who care about it, are fighting back.

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.

July 3, 2014

It's been a huge year for climate and we have reached a critical point. If the government won't take action against big polluters, we will.

Professor Ian Lowe
Professor Ian Lowe retires as ACF President - July 1, 2014

After three terms leading ACF as President, we thank Ian Lowe for his enormous contribution.

Palm G'ore: What does it all mean? - June 26, 2014

Clive Palmer's announcement that there would be proposed amendments to the nation’s carbon price was confusing. Perhaps a small primer is in order.

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.