Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.
The IMF wants government intervention on climate change. It's now abundantly clear Australia's climate policies are at odds with even the most conservative approach to economic management.
COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Morrison government abandon long-held dogma on debt and deficits. But on climate and energy, it's singing from the same old songbook.
New Zealand's climate policy is largely copied from other countries, and when judged against objectives such as the 1.5°C target, its actions remain inadequate.
New Zealand voters are divided on climate policy along party lines, with the majority on one side of the political spectrum calling for urgent action while at the other end most recommend caution.
Our intention to buy climate-friendly products does not always match our buying behaviour, especially when we pay more for such products.
The Trump presidency has been a godsend for an Australian government apparently uninterested in significant climate action. But with Trump well behind in the polls, that's set to change.
The federal government has shown during the pandemic that it is prepared to impose great financial burdens for the sake of our health. We need them to do the same for another crisis: climate change.
The climate action plans of three companies in different industries – Delta Air Lines, Amazon and Microsoft – illuminate the three key strategies needed to cut carbon emissions.
Mark Butler expresses his confidence in the Labor party's climate change policy, especially in light of the next election.
The case for carbon pricing is not as ironclad as the case for climate action.
Both opinions the three-judge panel handed down warned of a potential climate catastrophe. Only one judge said the courts have an active role to play in making the government change course.
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
There is an obvious point upon which the LNP, Labor and Greens might agree to move policy forward: the national 'cap and trade' emissions trading system proposed by John Howard in 2007.
The European Commission will propose a wide-ranging 'climate law' in the next few months.
Here’s a rare chance to lever serious resources to transform society.
Although marginalized from policy decisions, northern Indigenous communities have maintained and developed strong social networks to help them cope with climate change.
Michelle Grattan and Professor Geoff Crisp discuss this week in politics.
Emergency Leaders for Climate Action have a simple message: we're in “a new age of unprecedented bushfire danger” due to climate change. But Morrison refuses to acknowledge it as a central issue.
The mass protests shine a spotlight on the tension between policies that raise energy prices and day-to-day energy affordability.