eBook: Climate change and equity

This eBook features Tim Senior’s recently announced prize-winning entry in the Gavin Mooney Essay Prize for 2013, together with the four runners-up

17 Apr 14 | Comments (0)

Direct Action subsidies: wrong way, go back

Nothing has happened since the election to challenge the view that the Coalition’s Direct Action plan for carbon reduction is vastly inferior to carbon pricing, write Frank Jotzo and Paul Burke

17 Mar 14 | Comments (1)

Climate change and equity: whose language is it anyway?

In his winning entry for the Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition, Sydney GP Tim Senior argues that language, and different ways of knowing, have been getting in the way of action on climate change

24 Feb 14 | Comments (7)

Stopping the cheques

Australia’s performance at CHOGM and in Warsaw this month will accelerate the decline of its influence in the Pacific, writes Nic Maclellan

22 Nov 13 | Comments (0)

Turning values into (direct) action

Falling support for strong climate policies reflects the environment movement’s failure to frame the debate effectively, argues Simon Copland. It’s time to co-opt Tony Abbott’s idea of “direct action”

24 Sep 13 | Comments (6)

Two countries, two elections

Like Australia, Germany has seen a shift in the political middle ground. But there, it’s ended up in an intriguing place, writes Klaus Neumann

16 Sep 13 | Comments (0)

Coalition of the Unenlightened could repeal the carbon tax in 2014

Tony Abbott might have pledged in blood to repeal the Australian carbon pricing scheme, but what’s likely to happen once the obstacles are clear? Fergus Green considers four possible scenarios

11 Sep 13 | Comments (1)

Europe, Australia and the slow death of carbon trading

Europe’s carbon pricing woes cast further doubt on the credibility of Australia’s scheme and on Treasury’s forecasts of the revenue it will reap for the budget, writes Fergus Green

22 May 13 | Comments (0)