A recent study by climate specialist Tom Wigley has challenged the gas industry’s promotion of the fossil fuel as a panacea for greenhouse gas emissions.
Everyone knows power bills are increasing – but just exactly who is to blame? The Senate inquiry suggests utilities need to be pulled into line.
The energy industry has used its market power to block competitors and undermine outcomes that would have best served the public. And politicians have done little to stop it.
As technology evolves, energy companies will need to evolve, or face extinction. The more they block emerging competitors, the more they encourage new solutions.
The government’s proposed national framework for appliance efficiency is a major breakthrough – hopefully the first of many.
Saving $4 on weekly energy use will offset your energy-related carbon costs. Saving $10 weekly will offset all your carbon costs. And it’s not hard.
The federal government’s flawed carbon pricing scheme is letting state governments off the hook on climate action.