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ACF chief executive Don Henry examines some of the environmental issues facing the nation in election year 2013.
Opening statement by ACF's Acting Campaign Director Dr Paul Sinclair to the Tasmanian Legislative Council Select Committee to scrutinise the Tasmanian Forests Agreement Bill.
Climate change is happening - just like the scientists said it would.
Australia is in the midst of a heatwave. In and of itself, that's nothing special, but it is getting hotter. What we do today dictates how hot we are tomorrow.
The proposal to eliminate what has been called 'green tape' would constitute a massive erosion of environmental standards, writes Ian Lowe.
Why should indigenous communities have to trade away their land for basic citizenship entitlements other Australians take for granted?
The WA Government must act to slow warming — and the time to act is now.
The forests agreement provides a one-off opportunity to transform Tasmania's economy, writes Don Henry in the Launceston Examiner.
It’s worth asking why Australia’s top business groups were suddenly up in arms about this 'green tape'. The nominal answer, that national environmental laws are duplicative and burdensome, doesn’t hold much water.
Australia is exporting climate change to the world. It's not cool. It's easy to get depressed about climate change – fifteen years after the Kyoto treaty, the scientific evidence is more alarming.
With the first Kyoto Protocol set to expire at the end of 2012, the upcoming talks to negotiate further action on the climate crisis have a sense of urgency about them.
Don Henry explains why the Tasmanian forest talks were needed, how they fell apart and why all parties should to consider working together again.
From Kakadu to Kolkata we need Australian politicians to pay as much attention to the actual danger signs as they do to the promised dollar signs.
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