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    Good environmental management is beyond politics - March 22, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    While the world watches the Abbott government attempt to log world heritage forests in Tasmania, roll back marine protection around the country and allow industry to dredge and dump in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia's brand as a beautiful natural wonderland is eroded.

     

     

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Fukushima: three years on and still no action - March 14, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The need for an independent inquiry into the effects of the uranium industry on the environment, health, safety and security is well overdue.

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    Promised protection eludes Cape York - March 13, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    The Queensland Government's proposed Cape York Regional Plan prioritises development over biodiversity and threatens the health of the Cape's remarkable natural and cultural assets.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Australian yellowcake caught in Russia Ukraine crossfire - March 7, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    As Russia ramps up the tension in Crimea it is time to ensure that the Red Army is not supplied with Australian yellowcake.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Drought: no amount of assistance can fix a land turned permanently to dust - February 26, 2014
    dugald murray

    Droughts are set to be more frequent, longer and more severe. By not pursuing action on climate change, the government is failing farmers.

  • j.hanson@acfonline.org.au's picture
    We ignore climate change advice at our peril - February 25, 2014
    Jamie Hanson

    The call to tackle climate change is coming from many different corners of the political and economic divide as global impacts increase.

  • j.hanson@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Climate dumped from Coalition's G20 agenda - February 24, 2014
    Jamie Hanson

    Climate action was on the agenda at other G20 meetings - not so in Brisbane. Greg Hunt should recommit to his pre-election promise.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    National Parks are no place for uranium mines - February 17, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Allowing a uranium mine, run by a company with a shocking track record, in one of WA’s most special places is not smart politics or policy. 

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    How to revive manufacturing in Australia? Renewables! - February 14, 2014
    dugald murray

    Getting behind renewable energy industries has the potential to revive Australia's manufacturing sector, writes ACF's Dugald Murray.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    A renewables revolution can revive manufacturing - February 13, 2014
    dugald murray

    With Australian car manufacturing in terminal decline, the government needs to establish new industries to fill the void. Renewable energy is an opportunity going begging, writes ACF’s Dugald Murray.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    When Will Russia Freeze Its Nuclear Ambitions? - February 12, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The Winter Olympic spectacle has put Russia back in the spotlight, but some areas of the country's policies remain opaque - including its nuclear sympathies

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    What Abbot Point will do to the Reef - February 11, 2014
    Jamie Hanson

    Resource extractors and government want to 'compromise' over coal ports on the Great Barrier Reef. But compromise will irreversibly damage our greatest natural treasure

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Nuclear pain outweighs economic gain - February 11, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    For South Australia to move further down the nuclear road by processing enriched uranium or storing nuclear waste would threaten the natural environment and put the state in direct conflict with federal policy, global markets and community expectations, writes ACF's Dave Sweeney.