Susan Price reports that Labor is weighing up 116 new coal, oil and gas projects — the equivalent of starting up 215 new coal-fired power stations.
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United States: 'Spectacular failure of climate leadership', as Biden outpaces Trump on oil and gas permits
Just days after US President Joe Biden called global warming 'an existential threat to human existence', the US proceeded with the nation's largest-ever auction of oil and gas permits, reports Kenny Stancil.
Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‒19.
Opening 10 new oil and gas sites is a win for fossil fuel companies, a staggering loss for Australia
The Anthony Albanese Labor government is heading in the wrong direction by opening up new fossil fuel exploration, writes Samantha Hepburn.
The NSW government has scrapped planning laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions during and after the construction of new apartments. Ben Radford reports.
War and climate change are linked: one cannot be solved without solving the other, and neither can be resolved by capitalism. Because this is all too obvious, William Briggs argues a lot of time and effort is spent on obscuring the truth.
COP26 identified the worst polluter culprits, ranking Australia worst in the world for climate policy. Gideon Polya looks at why.
Military carbon emissions have largely been exempted from international climate treaties, dating back to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, reports Barry Sheppard.
We cannot trust capitalism to do what is necessary to avoid runaway climate change, argues Barry Sheppard.
Simon Butler answers the "left" argument that progressives should support nuclear power as a climate solution.
To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to rapidly shift to safe, renewable energy. Nuclear power is not the answer, writes Simon Butler.
In a historic verdict, the District Court of the Hague has ruled that fossil-fuel giant Shell must reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 45% within 10 years, writes Kerry Smith.
Despite pandemic shutdowns, atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane levels surged last year, reports Climate and Capitalism.
United States President Joe Biden has no proposals for the fossil fuel industries to cut their carbon emissions or a firm timetable for a switch to renewables, writes Barry Sheppard.
Consumption by the world’s richest is generating the lion's share of global greenhouse gas emissions, a new report states. Peter Boyle argues that the future is literally toast if profit-driven corporations and the world’s rich remain in power.
There has been scrutiny about the coal, oil and gas industries using the COVID-19 crisis to push their agenda. So why isn’t aviation being framed in these terms, writes Annabel Smith.