Two major forces stand opposed in 2017. One is the falling cost of solar, wind, storage and other smart controls – heralding an “unstoppable” energy transition away from centralised, polluting fossil fuel plants. The other is political.
Tag: "climate policy"
CCA report on government’s emissions targets ignores the carbon budget, is politically expedient, and brushes aside concern about current measures. Worst, it ignores the science.
The re-elected Coalition government has the opportunity to revamp its policies on climate change, but will Malcolm Turnbull have the appetite and internal authority to tackle the challenge?
A gap is opening between climate policies and the views held by the Australian community and business.
It’s been a case of one step forward, two steps back, for Australia’s climate policy in recent times. It’s up to the next parliament to get things moving.
Clean Energy Council blueprint to decarbonise Australia’s energy sector says government will need to increase the renewable energy target and extend it beyond 2020.
Victoria has the opportunity to eliminate its greenhouse pollution, create thousands of jobs, and export climate solutions to the world.
Australia’s climate change policy is a shambles. It is the only country ever to have repealed a carbon tax, the issue was key to the felling of two Prime Ministers, and the renewables industry is the subject of a sustained vendetta. That is why the Grattan Institute’s new proposal is potentially such a game-changer.
Coal production in the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to low natural gas prices and climate policies.
In Malcolm Turnbull’s latest effort to distance his government from the climate policies of his predecessor, Tony Abbott’s Green Army has been slashed.
SA Premier Jay Weatherill has outlined four key strategies to achieve his government’s low-carbon investment target of $10bn by 2030.