Cormac Mills Ritchard
Dirty deeds, done in the dirt
Cormac Mills Ritchard

The Dirty Life of Mining in Australia: A Travelogue 

Cars, class and capitalism
Cormac Mills Ritchard

Electric vehicles are touted as a key part of the “green transition” to a low-carbon future, and therefore crucial to saving the natural environment. Unfortunately, they don’t live up to the hype.

Everybody knows the reef is dying
Everybody knows the reef is dying
Cormac Mills Ritchard

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek last week welcomed a UNESCO World Heritage Committee decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”. But what is “great news” to Plibersek is not great news for the reef. 

'How to blow up a pipeline' review: The courage and futility of sabotage
Review: 'How to blow up a pipeline'
Cormac Mills Ritchard

If eight people could build two bombs with $700 worth of material and destabilise the global oil market, “What does that say about the tactics currently being employed in the climate movement?” Quoted in an interview with Vulture, this is the premise of Daniel Goldhaber’s environmentalist thriller How To Blow Up a Pipeline.

The climate ‘most wanted’ list
Cormac Mills Ritchard

How do the carbon footprints of the Australian Financial Review’s Rich Listers compare to the rest of us?

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