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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warns investors not to ignore climate risks. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warns investors not to ignore climate risks. EPA/Chris Kleponis

Fossil fuel campaigners win support from unexpected places

If you haven’t heard about the growing campaign for fossil fuel divestment, and what it means for both your retirement funds and for the global economy, it’s time to pay attention - because now even the…
Can greater use of a sovereign wealth fund help share the revenue from the mining boom for future generations? Can greater use of a sovereign wealth fund help share the revenue from the mining boom for future generations? AAP

Future Funds or Future Eaters? The case against a Sovereign Wealth Fund for Australia

There has been growing debate as to whether Australia should make greater use of Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, to manage fluctuations in the federal budget balance due to commodity…
Senator Arthur Sinodinos makes his maiden speech earlier this year. Senator Arthur Sinodinos makes his maiden speech earlier this year. AAP/Alan Porritt

In Conversation: Senator Arthur Sinodinos

Welcome to this In Conversation between Liberal Senator Arthur Sinodinos and Macquarie University politics expert Craig Mark. Sinodinos is a political paradox: he’s the newest member of the Australian…
Paul Cleary’s book, Too Much Luck, paints a negative picture of Australia’s mining industry. Paul Cleary’s book, Too Much Luck, paints a negative picture of Australia’s mining industry. AAP

Has the mining boom given us ‘too much luck’? Hardly

If Paul Cleary is to be believed in his recently published book, Too Much Luck: The Mining Boom and Australia’s Future, the resources boom is the worst thing that ever happened to Australia. He maintains…