Force of nature

Australian journalist Natalie Bennett has big ambitions for Britain’s Green Party. Carmela Ferraro talked to her in London

17 Apr 13 | Comments (0)

Noisily flows the Manning

A river community’s campaign to stop coal-seam gas captures the new face of rural politics in Australia, writes Robert Milliken

05 Mar 13 | Comments (2)

The humility of local consciousness

Could thinking globally be a kind of cognitive intoxication, asks Jane Goodall

13 Feb 13 | Comments (1)

Shades of green, black and white

David Bowman considers the environmental politics of managing Indigenous lands

07 Feb 13 | Comments (0)

Can we afford to get back on the rails?

Australia’s largest cities still rely heavily on massive investments in rail before the second world war. With renewed interest in rail as a way of dealing with congestion, Peter Mares looks at what history can tell us about the value of reinvesting in railways

12 Dec 12 | Comments (1)

The disturbing logic of “Stay or Go”

The experts driving Australia’s bushfire policies won’t acknowledge that different forests produce different fires, writes Tom Griffiths

22 Nov 12 | Comments (1)

Time for a national oceans plan

Public debate about the super trawler FV Abel Tasman and new national marine reserves have highlighted major flaws in the way Australia manages its ocean resources, writes Amanda Cornwall

21 Sep 12 | Comments (0)

Climate policy and our sphere of influence

Our policies have focused on the small portion of emissions that we account for within Australia. It’s time to start thinking about how we can influence emissions beyond our borders, argues Fergus Green

02 Aug 12 | Comments (0)