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‘Complete elation’ greeted Plibersek’s big plans to protect nature - but hurdles litter the path

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced a much-anticipated overhaul of Australia’s national environment law. The plan is rich with welcome new policies – but the path to change is littered with hurdles.


Biden’s Senate Majority Doesn’t Just Super-Charge US Climate Action, It Blazes A Trail For Australia

An aggressive US climate policy rollout could provide a much needed dose of reality to the climate discourse in Canberra. It may also prompt Australia’s major parties to acknowledge the inevitability of a transition to a zero carbon economy.


What Solar Rebates Are Available In Australia?

Here’s how to get the most of your panels with subsidies.


These Aussie Teens Have Launched A Landmark Climate Case Against The Government. Win Or Lose, It’ll Make A Difference

Such an approach to a climate change case has not been tested before in Australia, and would chart new territory if successful.


Need A Mood Lift? We’ve Tracked 4 Ways Australia’s Environment Has Repaired Itself In 2020

Most of the country has started to bounce back from drought and fire. Here are four ways that’s happening.


A Contentious NSW Gas Project Is Weeks Away From Approval. Here Are 3 Reasons It Should Be Rejected

The Narrabri Gas Project is unsustainable, unviable and not in the public interest.


In A World First, Australian University Builds Own Solar Farm To Offset 100% Of Its Electricity Use

It’s the first major university in the world to offset 100% of its electricity use with renewable power produced from its own assets.


These Young Queenslanders Are Taking On Clive Palmer's Coal Company And Making History For Human Rights

In a landmark case, 25 young people aged 13 to 30 are mounting a legal challenge to the massive, Clive Palmer-owned Galilee Basin coal project.


Australia Listened To The Science On Coronavirus. Imagine If We Did The Same For Coal Mining

Australian governments listened to the science when it needed to flatten the curve of COVID-19. The same approach is needed if we’re to preserve the places we love and the ecosystems we depend on.