UBS says coal in trend decline and moves to decarbonised economy would pose significant threats to AGL. So why is AGL diving into coal?
Talk in Canberra is that the government is poised to appoint a leading anti-wind and anti-solar campaigner from the IPA to a new panel to review the renewable energy target. The renewables industry will hope that it is not true.
The Abbott government is pursuing an ‘independent’ investigation of wind turbine syndrome. But is another review needed?
The Abbott government’s threat to change the renewable energy target means we may not get the technology for a cheaper and cleaner power source.
Tony Abbott’s campaign against renewables won’t be swayed by facts. But here’s a few for the record. Australia has an abundance of wind and solar, and it should be exploiting them.
Tony Abbott heads list of climate grinches including his Canadian counterpart, Rupert Murdoch, Koch Brothers, and Bjorn Lomborg.
Australia now has all the ingredients for a people-led energy revolution, just like Germany’s Energiewende. It has soaring fossil fuel prices, huge network costs, falling solar and storage prices, public distrust of utilities and regulators, and government rants against renewables. Will this be Tony Abbott’s great green legacy?
Abbott claims smart policy, not ideology, will drive major policy decisions. So why insist on closing the CEFC even after admitting it will make money?
Abbott government will invest more than $800 million in its Green Army scheme – in what must be the most expensive working bee in history.
Conservative governments used the last week of parliament to renew their attack on the carbon price, clean energy and climate bodies. They also pushed through approvals for coal mines, brown coal exports, dredging the barrier reef, and delisting the Murray Basin. But not all went to plan.