Environment and Climate
To complement the reviews and commentaries in our Environment issue, we invited a number of writers and scholars to nominate a book that will give readers a better appreciation of the environment.... (read more)
The Australian outback has long been a muse for artists and storytellers. Australian flora – including the iconic eucalypt in its many forms – has the ability to tell a story about cultural identity and our rich history with the land. This extends to our urban landscape, with native plants common throughout our bustling city streets and parks – they can transf ...
Wind Turbine Syndrome: A communicated disease by Simon Chapman and Fiona Crichton
Project RAINFALL: The Secret History of Pine Gap by Tom Gilling
A Future History of Water by Andrea Ballestero & Anthropogenic Rivers by Jerome Whitington
Sludge: Disaster on Victoria’s goldfields by Susan Lawrence and Peter Davies
Asbestos in Australia: From boom to dust edited by Lenore Layman and Gail Phillips
Many climate activists and scientists are becoming desperate. They have devoted decades to warning the world of the danger of climate change and to forging solutions. But nothing has worked. No climate report or warning, no political agreement, no technological innovation has ...... (read more)
This year, the Australian bushfire season began in winter. A long, dry summer – the warmest on record – lingered into and then beyond autumn. By spring, more than one hundred uncontrolled fires were raging across the eastern seaboard, reaching into ecological regions unfamiliar with flame. It is alarming how routine such record-breaking extremes have become, and ...