An unseasonal dip in sea ice growth helped November set a record low — the seventh month to do so this year, also a record.
Category: News & Commentary
This week in climate and energy policy, we are left in no doubt where power lies in Conservative government decision making.
The recalcitrance of reactionary ideologues to carbon pricing and climate policies only increases risks to energy security, prices and community stability.
Report finds Australia’s shift to renewables, in line with its climate targets, would require significant inter-regional transmission upgrades, including a second link between Victoria and Tasmania by 2025.
Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia. And the consumer pays, and pays.
Climate policy review presents clear opportunity to join host of other countries choosing a credible pathway to net zero emissions by mid-century.
Spot prices in NSW and QLD are up 70% over a year ago, and gas prices have doubled. The idea that more gas fired generation is going to solve energy security needs in the medium term seems fairly untenable.
Australia is progressing towards a US-style of policy development, with states implementing ambitious policy as they seek to reduce emissions and capitalise on investment.
The construction of a solar road in France is turning numerous heads due to the novelty value of the project. Solar experts have a different view.