The Long Goodbye


Behind projects such as the huge Adani coalmine in Queensland, behind the competing rhetoric about climate change, behind the despair about the future of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, there are the thoughts, words and actions of workers, scientists, activists and politicians.

Anna Krien has turned her formidable reporting skills to the urgent topic of coal, coral and the “climate deadlock”.

She talks with Claire Flanagan-Smith about toxic politics, controversial economics and where effective action is to be found.