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Deputy Editor, The Sunday Age
Adam Morton Humanitarian workers deported from Nauru last year following unsubstantiated claims they encouraged asylum seekers to self-harm and fabricate stories of abuse are yet to receive an explanation...
Adam Morton An asylum seeker accused of sexually assaulting four girls at the Nauru detention camp has been moved into isolation with his eight-year-old daughter, sparking concern for the child's welfare and...
Adam Morton Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hailed the first round of "direct action", saying it has delivered Australia's largest emissions cut ever.
Adam Morton and Tom Arup The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, including China and the US, have questioned the credibility of Australia's climate change targets and "direct action" policy in a series of queries to the...
Adam Morton and Lisa Cox The Australian government is changing how it expresses climate change targets in way that could make it appear to the public as though it is cutting greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly than it is.
Adam Morton They are the forgotten babies – born in Australia, but ignored in the deal done to release asylum seekers into the community.
Adam Morton Asylum seekers will no longer have access to a legal challenge.
Adam Morton Australia again changed the settings on its humanitarian refugee intake last week, cutting out people who claim asylum via Indonesia. What will this mean? Adam Morton explains.
Adam Morton Just what is Australia's policy now towards climate change? The past week throws little light on the answer.
Lisa Cox and Adam Morton PM downplays likelihood of climate change being discussed at a G20 leaders' summit hosted by Australia, suggesting it does not fit the meeting's economic focus.
Adam Morton From the subject of prime ministerial launches promising solutions for the moral challenge of a generation, to a lonely minister holding an afternoon press conference in the shadow of the...
Adam Morton The gap between climate change commitments and what scientists say is necessary is underlined in a new report that estimates Australia would need to make emissions cuts of at least 27 per cent by...
Adam Morton The latest round of annual December climate talks followed a familiar arc.
Adam Morton Treasury modelling suggesting Australia will have to buy 100 million international carbon permits to meet its 2020 greenhouse target will almost certainly prove to be wrong.
Adam Morton This is a confounding report that offers something for nearly everyone in the carbon pricing debate, except for one notable group: those who claim that Australia is acting ahead of the world on...
Adam Morton Assuming he isn't brought back for a third round and this is actually it, Ross Garnaut has finished his marathon four-year stint reviewing climate change policy with a forceful mix of arguments: some...
Adam Morton It is hard to pinpoint when, but at some point the climate debate in this country hopped through the looking glass.
Adam Morton This is an odd message from a government struggling to win credibility on climate policy.
Adam Morton Many of the big questions remain unaddressed, but the talks end on a rare note of goodwill between the developed and developing world.