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The clean energy revolution isn’t just a techno-fix – it’s about capturing hearts and minds

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th June 2022 -  The climate crisis demands innovations in our everyday infrastructures. If these changes are to be adopted en masse, finding the right fit between communities and infrastructures

ACF launches bid to have off-shore gas project reassessed

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 28th June 2022 -  The Scarborough gas project would release more than a billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, potentially endangering one of Australia’s most beloved environmental

The world’s affluent must start eating local food to tackle the climate crisis, new research shows

Contributor, Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 -  Since 1995, worldwide agricultural and food trade has more than doubled. It’s never been clearer that eating local produce is a powerful way to take action on climate change, write

AGL is the new Kodak

David Ritter, Monday, 6th June 2022 -  Executives preaching business as usual need to pay attention. AGL is what will happen to any business that relies on fossil fuels and fails to get out in time, writes David Ritter, chief

Labor promised a better future. Now what? A perspective from a young Australian

Ally Cooper, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -  The newly elected Labor government strikes a more progressive note than its predecessor, but sadly lacks in some key areas. Will they deliver? Ally Cooper puts the ALP on notice. I

Sector looks ahead to priorities as new prime minister is sworn in

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 23rd May 2022 -  Anthony Albanese’s win has been broadly welcomed by the sector. The nation has let out its collective breath after the election winner was declared on Saturday following six weeks

Election 2022: The state of play

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 18th May 2022 -  To ensure you have the most informed view of this election, we give you a final run-through of the sector’s demands and how some of the candidates responded. The past six weeks have seen

Cannon-Brookes takes stake in AGL, vows to fight demerger

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 3rd May 2022 -  Now a major shareholder, Mike Cannon-Brookes is looking to wield his power to do better by the environment as AGL powers ahead with its demerger plan. Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes

Election 2022: What the sector wants

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 22nd April 2022 -  The 2022 federal election is rapidly approaching. Each day, candidates from across the political spectrum lay out their agenda. But how does that fit with yours? Pro Bono News has

Energy poverty in the climate crisis: What Australia and the European Union can learn from each other

Contributor, Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 -  Low-income households are disproportionately affected by rising energy prices. A new report compares approaches to energy affordability in the EU and Australia. As the transition

‘2050 is far too late to secure a safer future for our kids’

David Ritter, Monday, 11th October 2021 -  The time for excuses has passed, writes David Ritter, chief executive officer of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, who says the federal government must take decisive action to cut emissions

Democracy and COVID

David Ritter, Thursday, 7th May 2020 -  We are seeing a sharp withering of vital features of our democratic system, which matters intensely to everyone who cares about the climate emergency and the ecological crisis, writes
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