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2013: the year a whispering became a roar

Blog entry by David Ritter | 16 January, 2013

This blog first appeared on ABC Environment Online I want to live in a country where every kid can catch a fish, swim in unpolluted water and surf in clean waves, and he suspects he’s not alone in this. IN 2012, I CAME BACK TO live in Australia...

Let's talk about coal

Feature Story | 13 January, 2013 at 9:09

Climate change is about as tangled and terrible a problem as you could nominate. Professor Ross Garnaut called it “diabolical”. That’s a good enough word to describe the last fortnight many Australians have had to live through as the country...

Bad medicine

Feature Story | 10 January, 2013 at 14:27

On Monday, the Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, visited communities affected by bushfires in Dunalley, Tasmania. She made what should not be, by now, a controversial observation: “…we do know that over time as a result of climate change...

Saving the Summer of 2030

Feature Story | 8 January, 2013 at 12:23

Australia has suffered through its hottest day on record, and more heat waves are forecast. If we want to spare our children worse to come, we need to stop creating greenhouse pollution.

The real story

Feature Story | 7 January, 2013 at 10:23

The mining industry is one of the most powerful industry groups in Australia’s history.

Coal threat to Reef gets international attention

Feature Story | 6 January, 2013 at 16:02

The threat to the Great Barrier Reef from massive coal port developments has been featured on French television, in a sign of growing international concern for the future of the world’s largest coral reef.

8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Feature Story | 6 January, 2013 at 15:20

Shell's most recent 'mishap' a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in the Arctic.

The Coolest Things About the Arctic You Never Knew About

Blog entry by admin | 31 December, 2012

Blogpost by Cassady Sharp So we all know the Arctic is cold and white and in danger from exploitation by oil companies including Shell Oil, right? Not only is the critical ecosystem in dire need of our protection, it also has an endlessly...

The Coolest Things About the Arctic You Never Knew About

Blog entry by admin | 31 December, 2012

Blogpost by Cassady Sharp So we all know the Arctic is cold and white and in danger from exploitation by oil companies including Shell Oil, right? Not only is the critical ecosystem in dire need of our protection, it also has an endlessly...

The Coolest Things About the Arctic You Never Knew About

Blog entry by admin | 31 December, 2012

Blogpost by Cassady Sharp So we all know the Arctic is cold and white and in danger from exploitation by oil companies including Shell Oil, right? Not only is the critical ecosystem in dire need of our protection, it also has an endlessly...

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