Despite the Coalition talking down renewables, the Kodak moment has finally arrived.
Polls consistently show Australian voters want climate change on the election agenda, so why are leaders keeping so quiet about it?
The reputation risk that flows from an association with pollution has become increasingly relevant for corporations amid growing public awareness of climate change.
Strangely, the one government that can move to depoliticise climate is the Coalition.
Whatever its form, the love for coal in Australia is going to end badly, like all relationships based on fantasy.
CEFC directive further isolates Australia as one that has scaled back its renewable energy target and now is winding back the wind power sector.
There are so many reasons why the Powerwall has grabbed everyone’s attention, but for reasons other than the hype that has surrounded it.
Lomborg’s dangerous form of climate denial is to begrudgingly accept the science while producing economic models to say global warming is minor issue.
Somewhere between the vocation of politics and the vocation of science, Australia has lost its way – to the point where our international standing is seriously on the line.
What if Abbott said that intelligence (from climate scientists) suggests Australia is in grave danger from climate change; and he will do something about it.