Matt Canavan has now the opportunity to correct these mistakes and engage in a truly inclusive and transparent process which actually listens to the concerns of the community.
Without nuclear energy we would have burned millions more tons of coal and billions more barrels of oil.
How did New Democracy come to this decision to abandon an intrinsic purpose of a citizens' jury? One can only surmise that this was done under pressure.
If you can add 200,000 people every day to the global population and account for a significant loss of farmland at the same time, you can begin to understand the dire food situation facing the planet.
All life on earth depends on air and an ideal cycle of oxygen and carbon. But since the beginning of the fossil fuel era, humans have been disturbing the delicate balance of the atmosphere.
The modelling I present here focuses on electricity generation. It disproves two myths –that renewable electricity is not workable without baseload fossil fuelled power and that in any case it is too expensive.
On the basis of evidence everywhere we could easily double the price of electricity and get nowhere near the 50 per cent target.
Even after the information had been passed on to senior bureaucrats, the false claim of elevated levels of fat-soluble pesticides in dugongs was repeated in their influential briefing papers and reports.
Alas, all the parties seem to be about spending rather than saving, an odd approach when your cupboard is bare.
Though the influence of climate change on cyclones is hard to identify, it's broadly expected we will see more severe cyclones – and they will move further south.
With both major parties talking about innovation as a major part of growing our economy, how is it possible that clean technologies were not connected to that message?
Having brought mankind so far, has traditional science finally outlived its usefulness? Many seem to think so.