Climate change

No parking

The end of the car?

Friday, 8 July 2011

Are we looking at the end of the car? In Europe now, cities are now creating environments that are openly hostile to cars. Commentators say we have entered a period of "peak car use" where there will be increasingly less dependence on cars.

Me and my husband in front of a Say Yes banner

Quick quiz: household actions preventing climate change

Friday, 24 June 2011

It's hard to know which is the best way to spend our limited time and money when we're trying to prevent climate change. We're all ready to make a difference, but no-one agrees on how it should be done.

The weird world of climate change denial

The weird world of climate change denial

Friday, 24 June 2011

Climate change denial has gone into overdrive with scientists getting death threats and Ross Garnaut being compared to Hitler. It's going to get worse.

Climate change inertia

Climate change inertia

Friday, 27 May 2011

The government's climate commission report, The Critical Decade, shows that climate change is happening and its impact is already being felt in Australia. But the issue is bogged down in politics, we are caught in climate change inertia

2011 Budget

Budget and climate change

Friday, 13 May 2011

The Federal government has chopped investment in clean tech industries in its Budget.

retirement

Climate change hits superannuation

Friday, 18 February 2011

A new study shows that climate change could hit superannuation, wiping trillions of dollars off our retirement incomes.

Australia: the climate change laggard

Friday, 4 February 2011

Australia is falling further in the battle to fight climate change. Critics of our climate change policy say that Australia is acting ahead of the rest of the world and should wait. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Flooding

The floods and climate change

Friday, 21 January 2011

Questions are being raised as to whether the damage from the Queensland floods is caused by climate change, or by bad urban planning. It's probably both.

climate change divide

The climate change divide

Friday, 10 December 2010

Research shows Australians are split right down the middle on climate change. To address this problem, politicans need to tackle the psychology of climate change, and convince voters it's a problem that's happening right now.

Nuclear

Nuclear energy and climate change: the debate continues

Friday, 12 November 2010

Even some environmentalists are now saying that nuclear energy might be needed to stop climate change. But it's not that straight forward. Besides costing a lot of money, there are issues about proliferation and waste. Nuclear might not be the answer...

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