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Todd Muller

ROD ORAM: Todd Muller's big year out

12 Feb 19 - National Party climate spokesperson Todd Muller has been reflecting on his year in the role.

OPINION: Stop feeling guilty and think of the future

12 Feb 19 - By MATTHEW ADAMS | The climate disaster future is increasingly becoming the present – and, as the evidence piles up, it is tempting to ask questions about its likely public reception.

OPINION: Canberra is laughing at us

Richard Flanagan

8 Feb 19 - By RICHARD FLANAGAN | Australian PrimeMinister Scott Morrison is trying to scare people about economic policy but seems blithely unaware people are already scared – about climate change.

OPINION: The more we know, the worse it seems

Mark Lynas

5 Feb 19 - By MARK LYNAS |To get a full grasp of climate change, you need to take a geological perspective.

OPINION: What a burning world tells us

David Wallace-Wells

4 Feb 19 - By DAVID WALLACE-WELLS | I was wilfully deluded until I began covering global warming. But extreme heat could transform the planet by 2100.

OPINION: Climate action counts, not rhetoric

24 Jan 19 - By TODD MULLER | It was disappointing to see yesterday’s Carbon News claim that figures I had used in my recent article were “wide of the mark”.

OPINION: Divestment is hitting where it hurts

Bill McKibben

18 Dec 18 - Trillions of dollars of investments are being taken out of carbon-intensive companies, says BILL McKIBBEN. Governments must now take notice.


OPINION: When will the real action begin?

14 Dec 18 - The Government’s Emissions Trading Scheme announcement this week has left carbon forestry pioneer Dr MURRAY McCLINTOCK, of Nelson company Carbon Farm, underwhelmed and asking when the real action on...

OPINION: Attenborough has betrayed the living world

George Monbiot

8 Nov 18 - BY GEORGE MONBIOT | By downplaying our environmental crisis, Sir David Attenborough's BBC films have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance.

TRIBUTE: Climate-change pioneer Bernard Forde

Dr Bernard Forde

16 Oct 18 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today is the funeral of a man who pushed, to the best of his scientific and political ability, to get action on climate change.

OPINION: It's time for the trackless tram

Peter Newman

27 Sep 18 - By PETER NEWMAN | I began my life as an activist academic in 1979 when the Western Australia government closed the Fremantle railway, saying buses would be better. Patronage immediately fell by 30...

OPINION: The answer's not a better kind of coffee cup

18 Sep 18 - By GEORGE MONBIOT | We must challenge the corporations that urge us to live in a throwaway society rather than seeking ‘greener’ ways of maintaining the status quo.

OPINION: A dangerous political compromise

17 Sep 18 - By SIR ALAN MARK | After decades of sitting on our hands, the simple the act of commissioning an inquiry into becoming a low-carbon economy has been hugely positive on public perception.

OPINION: Politicians, get your heads out of the coal pit

14 Sep 18 - By PETER HOLDING | Farmers are dealing with increasingly extreme weather as a result of global warming. We need meaningful action now.

OPINION: Don't be fooled, weather is not climate

7 Sep 18 - By KATE MARVEL, climate scientist | I’m going to say something controversial. As a climate scientist, I predict a sustained, noticeable, and severe cooling trend across the Northern Hemisphere.

OPINION: Good intentions are not enough

23 Aug 18 - By GREG CAMPBELL | When 60 chief executives of large New Zealand companies recently committed to a transition to a low- emissions economy, some environmentalists were wary.

OPINION: Climate denial soon won’t even benefit oil companies

2 Aug 18 - By PHIL McDUFF | The damage caused by our addiction to burning fossil fuels will be so widespread that nobody stands to gain.

OPINION: Let's charge the high-emitting vehicles

Alastair Davis

27 Jun 18 - By Toyota NZ chief executive ALASTAIR DAVIS | The Productivity Commission’s draft on the move to a low-carbon emission economy through a Zero Carbon Act is a sound report on what lies ahead.

OPINION: If energy grew on trees

20 Jun 18 - By JONATHAN McKEOWN | It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. It’s an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.


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