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Catherine Armitage

Catherine Armitage is a senior writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. In a long career in journalism she has covered a wide range of topics including business, science, social issues, education, higher education, legal affairs, ideas and the future. She is a former higher education editor and China correspondent and has received numerous awards and scholarships for her work. She is currently writing about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. 9282 3330.

Disposable is a throaway term past its use-by date


Catherine Armitage Since the 1940s ''disposable'' has been used to describe something meant to be discarded after use.

In fact, Chicken Little, all is well

Geoff Hinch, Professor of Animal Science

Catherine Armitage FORGET about climate change, the good news is our chickens are optimistic.

Five tips for living on the 'unrecognisable Earth' of the future

Climate change

Catherine Armitage A climate change veteran's practical advice on what you can do to get ready for the changes ahead.

Catherine Armitage

Future hopes are revolting

Norwegian professor and author , Jorgen Randers

Catherine Armitage Professor Jorgen Randers has lived long enough to watch environmental activism pass through several phases of failure.