What is to be done, and how not to do it
I have been inspired to write this by reading Amitav Ghosh’s brilliant novel The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis, which ends: “Much,...
The great carbon fraud
Earlier this month Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen released a consultation paper proposing a carbon credit scheme for Australia’s largest greenhouse gas emitters...
Anna Pha If you think the transition to renewables and following what the climate science dictates means phasing out fossil fuels, that’s not what the...
As the Albanese government pours billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money into fuelling the war in Ukraine it is offering the fossil fuel miners $500...
Fossil fuels to the bitter end
If the massive amounts of undergrowth resulting from record rainfalls and flooding during La Niña dry out with an El Niño, Australia is set for...
A peace & peoples’ budget
Annual budgets are a mirror held up to the class divide. The income and expenditure sides of the budget come down to priorities. The budget...
The last thing we need Anna Pha Oceans are increasingly being seen as tools against global warming while offering tremendous business opportunities through the use...
End fossil fuels!
It appears as though climate action has a new, unlikely support from Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher! Speaking to an Australian business community event in London,...
Bad governance Anna Pha The UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights, Marcos A Orellana, issued a damning report on his visit to Australia...
End the rule of fossil fuel
“Climate change is here. It is terrifying. And it is just the beginning. The era of global warming has ended; the era of global boiling...