Renewables technology already exists, it's getting cheaper and we will never go to war over sunshine. If you need to be convinced of the potential of wind and solar, read this.
Perhaps a silver-lining of the pandemic, the economic downturn has created a more constructive discourse between the minister for industrial relations and the unions.
The mental health impact from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be significant. But putting a figure on the projected increase in suicides may not be accurate – and is unlikely to be helpful.
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As the pandemic drives more of our lives online, we move further into a world optimised by big tech to suit itself.
Michelle Grattan talks with Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher (remotely) about the week in politics.
There is no specific crime of catfishing in Australia. So we have to make better use of existing laws to address this devastating behaviour.
Federal industrial relations minister Christian Porter with Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Scott Morrison may have realised his real power is not as an advocate but a broker.
A user looks at President Donald Trump’s tweets, and the Twitter-appended notice suggesting users ‘get the facts.’
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When other posts have presented misinformation, the company simply removed the tweets, but Trump is being treated differently.
Distancing rules will make life very difficult for smaller bars, cafes and restaurants. Our streets can be modified quickly to help save an important part of the life of cities and their economies.
Let’s not get ahead of ourselves…
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It doesn't matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you're essentially flying blind.
The Chinese army marches past the entrance to the Forbidden City on the occasion of the 2020 session of the National People’s Congress on May 22 in Beijing.
This week, our experts are looking at the major trends in post-crisis globalisation.
The coronavirus crisis has demonstrated how vital local-level decision-making is in Indigenous affairs – and why the government needs to listen more often.
Amazon's planned upcoming 'Just Walk Out' technology will let customers take items off a store's shelf, bag them, and walk straight out.
Between home and work is a window of time and space where we can choose our distractions. Staring out the train window, scrolling the news or perhaps listening to podcasts. We miss it.
A litter trap in Cook’s River.
To inner west Sydneysiders, the Cooks River is known to be particularly polluted. But after a storm, microplastic particles increased more than 40 fold.
Newborn babies can pick up GBS from their mother's vaginal tract during childbirth.
An easy question, but a difficult answer.
As restaurants and cafes re-open, here's what you can do to limit the chance of coronavirus transmission.
A long-awaited NZ$700 million package to clean up New Zealand's rivers and lakes has disappointed some of the government's expert advisers – especially a delay on setting clear pollution limits.
Trials show a four-day week really works. With economies desperate for recovery, now could be the perfect time to encourage it.