Latest science underscores urgency of climate task

The latest scientific assessment confirms how badly the world is going in the quest for a safe climate and should prompt Australia to slash climate pollution this decade, the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) said yesterday. The Climate Council’s new report warns climate change…

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QSuper and Sunsuper members call on funds to exit coal

Sixty-five Sunsuper and 141 QSuper members have written to their superannuation funds calling on them to stop investing in thermal coal. Members are urging the funds to reconcile stated commitments to invest responsibly with their investments in high-emitting assets. QSuper and Sunsuper…

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“Half measures” will not save koala from extinction

The Australian Conservation Foundation has welcomed the introduction of environmental legislation by the Morrison government, which includes a framework for national environmental standards and a new standards assurance commissioner, but warned of key flaws in the bill. “We welcome the government’s small…

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