"When Canberra city needs every piece of biodiversity and green infrastructure to deal with the coming climate crisis, how on earth did anyone at the War Memorial think it was okay to let the bulldozers loose on so many trees. In the end this could be 100 or more trees that will go," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"What of the animal terrorists we’ve imported, bred in their millions and set loose upon the native wildlife? What of the feral cats, foxes, cane toads, wild pigs, donkeys, horses and camels that ravage the land and its unique and fascinating inhabitants?" writes "The Gadfly columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
Canberra households are set to be running on renewable energy by 2025.
"Wander through Commonwealth Park and you will see the grass is mown and there are a few works underway here and there, but there's so much not being done, so much neglect," bemoans "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"Since the last Federal election Steggall and Haines have been getting calls from other electorates around Australia asking for advice on how they started their community movement," writes columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
"In the most critical threat we have ever confronted – climate change – our federal politicians have thrown down their weapons and run from the battlefield," writes "The Gadfly" columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
"The West Basin makeover by the ACT government is a huge national insult being carried out in the name of urban design," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN
"The community council in partnership with the Fyshwick Traders are pointing out the obvious, that there is the potential for an increase in damaging air quality and noise," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"Canberra’s old and new suburbs have dead and dying trees and shrubbery. Along with new plantings, a future government must commit to immediately replacing the many sick and dead street trees," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"The ACT Greens turned brown ages ago (mix green with Labor red). They have shared government for almost a decade and are part of the problem," writes "Canberra matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"If they actually believed in a climate emergency, then this government needs to stop issuing documents, stop having meetings and cease the misleading spin. The urgent and overdue action is planting an enormous number of trees immediately," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN gets into the climate of changes in Canberra.
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"Canberra is destined to be dominated by masses of boring metal and glass towers, there will be fewer trees, less biodiversity, little of cultural and heritage interest and it will be a city not designed to deal with climate change," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"They say the first casualty of war is truth. Tragically, in the face of climate disruption, truth has long been a casualty," writes TIM HOLLO.
ACT Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur is calling for local supermarkets and shopping centres to start up 'borrow a bag' stations.
"For the sake of credibility, residents need to believe that decisions around trees are based on the reality of the circumstances not on what seems to be a fundamentalist view that all trees must stay," writes Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"We have a government hell bent on leaving decisions to the private sector. Thanks to such ideology Australia has allowed China to take the high moral ground," writes MICHAEL MOORE
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