This week in climate and energy policy, we are left in no doubt where power lies in Conservative government decision making.
Tag: "carbon price"
Malcolm Turnbull joins right wing bloggers in blaming wind energy for last week’s blackout. It seems renewable energy will be sacrificed as Coalition admits Direct Action is a farce, prepares the ground for a baseline and credit scheme. And more gas and more coal.
After ten years of turbulence in climate and energy policy Australia is entering a crucial 18-month period.
Australia’s electricity emissions up 5.5% since Coalition dumped carbon price. Jump in demand to support LNG exports. No new wind farms added to main grid for 1st time in decade. Meanwhile, govt to allow coal plants to continue emitting at highest levels, no penalty.
Call for a global carbon price a central theme on the sidelines of COP21. So what does the Paris agreement say on carbon markets?
The Victorian Essential Services Commission has proposed a reduction in the rate rooftop solar generators will receive for the electricity they supply to the grid.
G7 nations said they wanted to phase out fossil fuels. But are they prepared to take action to do that, such as a $100 carbon price?
Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.