Former Minerals Council chief, and advisor to the prime minister, appointed as Australia’s new ambassador to the OECD.
The Coalition’s attitude to batteries has been hostile and ignorant. There’s no reason to believe its consideration of submarine propulsion technology has been any more adult.
Labor’s Chris Bowen not opposed to hydrogen from fossil fuels, but says Morrison government shouldn’t ‘bastardise’ clean energy agencies in pursuit of it.
Morrison says he has no plans for nuclear power plants despite nuclear subs deal. But conservatives and the pro-nuclear lobby won’t stop trying.
New research suggests emissions from the 2019/2020 Black Summer of bushfires were double previous estimates, and triggered a plankton bloom bigger than Australia.
There is growing speculation that Morrison will adopt a 2050 target for net zero – but the science, and Australia’s allies, say it’s too little too late.
Leading scientists and academics issue open letter, arguing growing climate crisis requires creation of a new fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty.
Despite Australia’s rapid deployment of wind and solar, it still trails other major economies in the scale of emissions reductions from the grid.
BHP board backs shareholder push to review membership of industry groups opposed to climate action – but will it change anything?
Surging prices in voluntary market means that carbon abatement projects are now likely to be funded by companies rather than the government.