Monthly Archives: December 2019

The hidden player in Scott Morrison’s climate game

Could the PM’s religious beliefs be behind his climate policy paralysis? Ten years ago this month Australia came within an ace of becoming the first nation to put a price on carbon – until a single MP’s vote saw Tony … Continue reading

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Let Christmas, religious or not, draw us together

We are tearing ourselves apart, yet we need each other as never before. Let’s pretend there are places where people have never heard of Christmas. Imagine being from such a place and suddenly finding yourself in the thick of it, … Continue reading

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Sydney smog is setting off alarms

Australia can no longer deny that climate change is a clear and present threat. In a surreal moment last week, the western Sydney headquarters of the NSW Rural Fire Service had to be evacuated during a media conference on the … Continue reading

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