Report says governments should clear way for Australian gas export boom, despite fact it could drive up household gas bills by $300 a year in some cities.
International report ranks Australia last on leadership & climate change, as carbon price repeal thrust the country into reverse in low-carbon race.
Companies critical of fossil fuel divestment should take responsibility for better valuing and reporting their environmental and social impacts.
For utilities, electric vehicle uptake could boost electricity demand and balance a changing grid. On the flip-side, it could help drive households off grid.
Team UOW’s net-zero energy Illawarra Flame House – based on a converted fibro shack – wins another award, this time for engineering excellence.
Just as Australia dumps its carbon price, investor groups representing $24 trillion of funds under management call for carbon pricing across the globe, as the push for a new international climate agreement gathers pace.
The news gets worse and worse for the coal industry, but the smart investors have already bailed from the sector. Despite this, Australia continues to bet the future of its economy on a commodity in terminal decline, and turn its back on the technologies of the future.