Opinion Pieces

MORRISON’S PICK FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IS UNDENIABLY PREHISTORIC

August 29, 2018

After a week of Liberal party madness, which saw them junk the National Energy Guarantee – a policy they had been championing for almost a year - Australia now has a new Energy Minister, Angus Taylor.

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MAKING MOST OF OPPORTUNITIES

August 26, 2018

SOUTH Australia has a lot to be proud of after undergoing a period of rapid change. Under 16 years of Labor government, SA saw the opportunities of jobs and investment which came from becoming a world leader in adopting renewable energy and transition to a clean energy economy.

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THIS IS HOW LABOR WINS ELECTIONS

March 19, 2018

Ged Kearney's resounding win in Batman - and Jay Weatherill's gutsy election campaign in South Australia - were powerful demonstrations of Labor's willingness to take on all parties in a contest over values.

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TURNBULL LETS ABBOTT SAP HIS ENERGY AS WE STRIVE FOR A CLEAN FUTURE

January 12, 2018

Last year was dominated by Australia’s ongoing energy crisis. And this year the crisis will continue as long as climate and energy policy aren’t brought together in a single framework to support new investment and the modernisation of our electricity system.

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GOOD CLIMATE POLICY IS GOOD HEALTH POLICY

July 07, 2017

The World Health Organisation has described climate change as ‘the defining health challenge of the 21st century”. Living in a continent where we are already pushed right up against the limit of human tolerance, that description has added meaning for Australia.

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HOW AUSTRALIA BUNGLED CLIMATE POLICY TO CREATE A DECADE OF DISAPPOINTMENT

July 05, 2017

In the lead-up to the 2015 general election in the United Kingdom, the leaders of the three major parties sat down together and signed a statement on climate change policy that would seem unimaginable to Australians.

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