This summer, a huge swell of renewable energy investment is rippling across the globe, and Victoria is perfectly positioned to catch the wave.
Australians are used to seeing politics switch to vaudeville when it comes to climate policy. This year we’ve been treated to a new farce.
As the boilers cool down, here’s 6 things we’ve learnt this week from Halewood’s closure, and why we’ve reached point of no return in transition to renewables.
Victoria has the opportunity to eliminate its greenhouse pollution, create thousands of jobs, and export climate solutions to the world.
We all know that energy efficiency is the lowest cost, highest benefit, biggest no-brainer when it comes to reducing pollution across our economy. But will government’s embrace it?
The transformation and decarbonisation of our energy supply also requires a plan to retire the state’s outdated and polluting coal-fired power stations.
Victoria needs to find new mechanisms to accelerate renewable energy investment and remove some of its most polluting coal generation.
Andrews government’s first budget shows encouraging signs, but can it match the aspirations with funding and policy commitments?
Could Andrews government be leader that we need on climate change? Three processes underway give cause for optimism.
Having failed to support manufacturing, Victoria is now discouraging two of the fastest growing new industries – renewable energy and energy efficiency.