Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Environment

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How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world’s total population …

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2016 set new global temperature records, showing that the Earth is continuing to warm as a result of the burning of fossil fuels for …

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Engie, the majority owner of the brown coal-fired Hazelwood power station in Victoria’s La Trobe Valley, have said that the plant will close in …

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Text of a Socialist Party leaflet circulated at the April 2 rally to save CSIRO jobs in Melbourne. No more cuts! No more job …

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Private companies in the energy industry are charging consumers an average of $600 for “retail competition” expenses per year according to a recent report …

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For 25 years, establishment politicians have talked about tackling global warming – since discussions held in the run-up to the Earth summit of 1992. …

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Representatives of world governments will meet on November 30th for a UN Climate Summit in Paris. These summits have never produced adequate action before …

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Earlier this year former Prime Minister Tony Abbott claimed that Australia “doesn’t get enough credit for the emissions reduction work that we have already …

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On June 23, the government voted to reduce the Renewable Energy Target (RET), from the original 41,000 gigawatt hours target to 33,000 gigawatt hours. …

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Former Labor Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam has died. He was 98. Whitlam served as the 21st Prime Minister of Australia from 5 December …

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Australia’s largest coal mine currently under construction in the Leard State Forest near Maules Creek, New South Wales is mired in controversy. By Conor …

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Australia’s largest coal mine currently under construction in the Leard State Forest near Maules Creek has been the site of many protests recently. These …

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To develop a carbon-neutral global economy, economic and political power must be taken out of the hands of the ‘noxious 90’ Predictably, empty words …

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Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke gave the go ahead to Toro’s $270 million uranium mining project in the Wiluna region of Western Australia last …

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Around 450,000 hectares of rainforest in the Tarkine region, in north western Tasmania, is under threat from the mining industry. For the first time …

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The latest UN-sponsored climate talks in Doha in December ended in total failure – just as previous summits have. Friends of the Earth called …

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The gigantic “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy has put thousands out of their homes, millions out of power, and claimed 59 lives across the Northeast of …

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The Tasmanian Greens are pushing for the partial privatisation of the state-owned power industry. Their approach shows once again that the Greens have no …

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