Perth climate voters get MP on board with net-zero ‘vision for future’

Perth climate voters get MP on board with net-zero ‘vision for future’

The teal independent,who is glad to be free of “party ideologies”,says her constituents’ action and work will help her advocate for them at a federal level.

  • byHamish Hastie

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Once again the Coalition is trying to wreck the joint rather than save it

Once again the Coalition is trying to wreck the joint rather than save it

This week’s “Rally Against Reckless Renewables” in Canberra has done little more than kick off Climate Wars 2.0.

  • byTim Buckley andAnnemarie Jonson
Did a sea sponge just blow up the Paris Agreement?

Did a sea sponge just blow up the Paris Agreement?

Australian-led research into Caribbean sea sponges indicates global warming had already smashed the 1.5 degree threshold by 2012. We’re now on the cusp of 2 degrees.

  • byAngus Dalton
‘Drill,baby,drill!’ Trump 2.0 wouldn’t just kill the political climate

‘Drill,baby,drill!’ Trump 2.0 wouldn’t just kill the political climate

Donald Trump’s second-term battle plan outlines moves to encourage allies to use more fossil fuels and scrap curbs on drilling in the Arctic.

  • byNick O'Malley
Andrew Forrest is flying the flag for wind farms,but they face stiff headwinds

Andrew Forrest is flying the flag for wind farms,but they face stiff headwinds

More than other renewables,wind projects and the transmission lines needed to carry their power impose themselves on the landscape.

  • byNick O'Malley
We’ll be stuck like shags on a rock when sea levels really surge
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We’ll be stuck like shags on a rock when sea levels really surge

The sea rises,and having witnessed a preview years ago on my own beach,I am here to report that the future is ugly.

  • byTony Wright
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‘Get to yes or no as quickly as possible’:Bowen wants fast decisions on renewables

‘Get to yes or no as quickly as possible’:Bowen wants fast decisions on renewables

The climate change minister wants all levels of government to speed up planning decisions,but would not comment on Tanya Plibersek’s veto of Victoria’s planned wind-farm port.

  • byNick O'Malley
Banks boost green loans as companies switch car fleets to EV

Banks boost green loans as companies switch car fleets to EV

Two of Australia’s largest banks recorded a three-fold annual increase in business loans for electric vehicles.

  • bySumeyya Ilanbey
Woodside and Perth’s Fringe World organiser cut final ties

Woodside and Perth’s Fringe World organiser cut final ties

The city’s 2024 summer festival season will be the first in recent memory free of fossil fuel sponsorship after a five-year grassroots campaign declares a win.

  • byEmma Young
COP28 puts heat on everyone but Australia is well-placed to act

COP28 puts heat on everyone but Australia is well-placed to act

The world has taken stock of its climate change response and found it seriously wanting. Action can and must be taken.

  • byKerry Schott
Australia accused of hypocrisy in calling for end to fossil fuels at COP28

Australia accused of hypocrisy in calling for end to fossil fuels at COP28

Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen told the climate talks that fossil fuels have no future in world energy systems,but his nod to emissions capture has irked some.

  • byNick O'Malley