CEFC makes first major investment since election of Abbott government – $20m towards biogas projects to cut energy costs for farmers, manufacturers.
CSIRO-BoM State of the Climate 2014 report says global warming the dominant driver of Australia’s increase in extreme heat and high fire danger.
The disaster at Morwell shows we can’t let our leaders disavow safe alternatives to fossil fuels, riding on fragile wings of myth and fear.
Ian Plimer fronts a new Institute of Public Affairs campaign to raise funds for climate denial book featuring Bolt, Laframboise, Nova, Lawson, and other luminaries. He credits IPA for killing carbon pricing, and soon the renewables target.
Tesla to announce biggest battery production plant – powered by renewables – as shares soar again. Company now worth one half of GM.
The national health body finds no evidence that wind farms affect people’s health. But the Australian wind energy industry is finding no evidence that the current government will clear a path for new development.
Solar industry has no corporate power in Australia, but huge community support; Warburton is proud of being a skeptic and the RET review has two known outcomes; EnergyAustralia’s outrageous blackout scare; can utilities really see the future?
Australia’s clean energy sector has talked tough on the Abbott government’s review of the Renewable Energy Target. But in reality, the writing is on the wall, and the renewables industry is in deep trouble.
Australian government chooses climate science denier Dick Warburton to head review of renewable energy target. Other members of the panel are also poor on climate and science. The review will be controlled within the PM’s office.
Much of the anti-renewable rhetoric in Australia is built around a cost estimate from the IPA that is simply false.