Our chauffeured children are a problem we can’t ignore

The private car is the default transport option for many busy Australian families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for the children being ferried and for the environment, write Hulya Gilbert, Andrew Allan, Carolyn Whitzman and Johannes Pieters.

Is a controversial UCG project a lifeline for a dying town or an environmental hazard?

The small South Australian community of Leigh Creek is divided over a controversial new energy project that could either save the town or prove to be an environmental hazard, depending on who you talk to.