Labor states accuse Turnbull of peddling “ignorant rubbish”about wind and solar in the wake of the South Australian blackout.
Australian Federal Government
Ideology rules as Coalition, One Nation and Xenophon use South Australia blackout as an excuse to launch new attack on wind and solar. Turnbull and Frydenberg repeat call for Labor states to cancel “unrealistic” renewable targets.
A predictable reaction to blackout in South Australia was that wind energy would be blamed. Who expected the ABC to lead that charge?
72% of Australians believe it is inevitable the country’s current coal-fired power stations will be closed and replaced with renewable energy. The real question is, how should we manage this transition?
Australia’s public desire for climate action is strongest it has been since 2008. The question, now, is how will our politicians respond?
South Australia’s electricity shock exposed an emerging conflict between Australia’s climate policies and the demands of our energy market.
Australia commits to ratifying Paris climate deal, which will come into force by the end of the year – a speed of action almost unprecedented on the international stage. But that means Malcolm Turnbull will have to match words with action. But how?
Australia will likely miss its Paris climate commitments by around one billion tonnes of greenhouse emissions by 2030 if it continues with its current policies.
What happens when a climate science denialist gets things badly, horribly, terribly, and embarrassingly wrong.
Malcolm Turnbull’s signature Clean Energy Innovation Fund is to be stripped of nearly all its monies. Apparently, there is such a thing as too much innovation.