CrikeyMay 9, 20125 Comments
Climate change and the Murray-Darling Basin plan are two of the most divisive environmental issues in Australia. They are also two of the most important. But what does the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) plan to do about climate change in its Murray-Darling Basin plan?
CrikeyMay 7, 20128 Comments
Graham Readfearn writes: In a promotional video for the upcoming
CrikeyMay 4, 20122 Comments
The line currently being spun by climate change sceptic commentators and bloggers is that climate change scientists have lied about getting death threats. At the same time a campaign of systematic abuse of climate scientists in an attempt to get them to withdraw from public debate is being ignored.
Amber JamiesonApr 20, 20128 Comments
Australia's new $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation, which will provide investment and green loans to businesses, is similar in concept to policies underway in the United Kingdom and the United States.
CrikeyApr 19, 20121 Comment
Because the truth is, although the impact of climate change will be felt by all, the extremes will hit some harder than others. The irony is that the people and communities least responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions will bear the brunt of the impacts. While this is in part due to geography, the overwhelming reason is poverty.
Amber JamiesonApr 12, 201232 Comments
A seminal article by climate scientists back in 1981 has proved eerily accurate at predicting global temperature rises over the last three decades, with its lead author James Hansen telling Crikey that his early research on global warming "seems to hold up remarkably well".
CrikeyApr 10, 201210 Comments
New research provides some intriguing insights into why, and what sort of, conservatives oppose climate change and distrust scientists, writes Noel Turnbull.
Amber JamiesonApr 4, 201211 Comments
Australians are concerned about climate change and they think Australians should take action to reduce carbon emissions, says the Climate Commission in its first "year in review" report, released yesterday.
Amber JamiesonMar 28, 20128 Comments
Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu yesterday announced it was scrapping the former Brumby government's climate change target of reducing carbon emissions by 20% by 2020. And he's not the on
Amber JamiesonMar 21, 20126 Comments
Yesterday the news broke that Victoria's Baillieu government is preparing to open new brown coal allocations in the state and it will embark on a intense communications strategy to address "community concerns" about the high carbon emissions in brown coal.