Elizabeth Thurbon

Polluting factories with China flag

It remains to be seen whether China's climate promise is genuine. But it puts pressure on many other nations – not least Australia – to follow.

South Korea flag with renewable energy

With a bit of political vision, risk-taking and a national strategy led by government, Australia too can kickstart investment in the post-COVID recovery.

wind farm

The federal government is spending $94 million to buy cheap oil. Instead, Australia should use the money to manufacture our own energy.

solar farm

Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.

TPP

The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go, writes Elizabeth Thurbon.

TPP

The US and other countries are right to reject the TPP, but President-elect Donald Trump's claims about it are misguided, writes Elizabeth Thurbon and LInda Weiss.