Labor won’t concede to the Greens’ core demands on the bill, but a climate “trigger” on new developments could ensure the bill has real force.
There’s been very little media or political discussion of what Australia should be aiming for in 2035. This is baffling.
If the Liberals continue to struggle in cities, WA is likely to be more difficult than it may first appear for the Liberals to win back.
In 2022, the ‘Greenslide’ took seats from major parties. Here’s how they did it.
The aftershocks of the 2022 federal election are likely to reverberate around the nation’s party system for years to come.
Labor’s climate and energy policies provide an important foundation for progress. But the crossbenchers, whether they hold the balance of power or not, will demand far more.
If a minority government needs backing from the ‘teal’ independents and the Greens, it better be prepared to shift the needle on climate policy.
The Coalition’s climate policy is consistent with a very dangerous 3℃ of global warming. But one party is comfortably consistent with keeping warming at safe levels.
This year there is a half-Senate election, and it could radically change the make-up of the upper house.
The Greens and Labor have a mixed record of working together, but can learn from past experience.
Such an expansive scheme is very expensive. It has been costed at A$77.6 billion over the next decade, funded with new taxes on big corporations and billionaires.
In an effort to save Lake Pedder from a hydro-electricity scheme, the world’s first political party with a foundation in environmental values was formed in Tasmania.
The findings indicates natural disasters such as the current floods in southeastern Australia can influence election results.
We took a closer look at the government data, and found at worst, the number of jobs foregone is around 10 times fewer than the minister claims.
Political parties often weather internal storms. There are many Greens in Canada who are hoping the Green Party can do so too after Annamie Paul’s leadership laid bare serious issues in the party.
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With a very close result as counting continues, it could be weeks or even months before a government is formed. But Sunday’s election has already delivered some significant results.
New research examines how recent federal elections would have been affected if optional preferential voting had been used. The results were not favourable to Labor.
Many countries have decided a Green New Deal is exactly the right stimulus response to the COVID crisis. Australia’s steadfast investment in fossil fuels will only hold us back.
The ACT is set to be governed by Labor for more than two decades straight, after the Liberals failed to cut through in the weekend’s election.