Australia needs an honest reckoning with the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long hold over Australian politics. Without that, we cannot shift to a principled stand against ceaseless expansion.
The concept of the carbon footprint can do more than just make us feel guilty about the climate cost of our everyday lives.
A study found $1.4 trillion in oil and gas industry assets would be at risk if governments follow through on their pledges to deal with climate change.
Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.
In the absence of a clear plan for affording the high costs of decarbonisation, it’s time for the UK Treasury to tax fossil fuel companies.
A new book lays out the connections between industries and politicians that are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy.
If estimates are grossly inaccurate, Australia’s emission reduction targets will not be grounded in a credible assessment of greenhouse gas outputs.
If governments auctioned off monopoly rights to produce and distribute clean fuels, Big Oil might be forced to buy into a greener transport future.
Extinction Rebellion’s 2022 climate action strategy needs to focus on stigmatising the fossil fuel industry if it’s to be successful.
Shell’s withdrawal highlights unresolved tensions on the road to net zero.
The recent climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, shows that climate change deniers have shifted their tactics to thwart the efforts of countries to phase out fossil fuel use.
As well as helping to save the planet, climate action provides huge opportunities to enhance people’s health, security and economic prospects.
From weak 2030 targets to controversial rules around carbon trading, let’s take a look at the summit’s defining issues.
Saudi Arabia and soon Australia are making net zero pledges, but they have no plans to wind down fossil fuel output soon.
A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
By hiving off its oil and gas assets into a separate company, BHP is acknowledging it has no future in the carbon emissions business.
If we’re to avert a climate disaster, we must not underestimate the power of climate misinformation campaigns to undermine this week’s IPCC findings.
It isn’t just the effects of climate change that could destabilize the financial system, it’s also fossil fuel assets losing value. The good news is that central banks can fix it.
Rhetoric is hardening, but government policies still honour the special relationship with fossil fuels.
School teaches us to read a text carefully in order to understand it. But on the web, ignoring information is a survival skill.