Morrison government projections show Australia’s main grid on track for 51 per cent renewables by 2025, and 69 per cent by 2030.
Morrison commits Australia to net zero emissions by 2050 that will not be law but will depend on unknown technologies, offsets and no new policies.
Consultant who produced modelling used to attack Labor Party climate policies hired to “validate” Morrison government’s net zero modelling.
Scott Morrison spends nearly $13 million promoting uptake of renewables in Australia, mostly through policies his government tried to destroy.
The failure of fresh attempts to cancel out Angus Taylor’s much criticised ARENA regulations means a court challenge will be the likely next step.
Angus Taylor to face re-election challenge in Hume, with a community endorsed independent candidate to be revealed next month.
Morrison has ceded control of Australia’s climate policies to Joyce’s Nationals, and didn’t even ask them to support an increased 2030 target.
The Business Council and the Murdoch media come out in support of the green transition, but they can’t sway the ideological monster they created.
A leading barrister has warned that regulations opening up ARENA to non-renewable technologies, including carbon capture and storage, are likely unlawful.
Taylor announces $30 million ‘gas led recovery’ funds for new power station, but Forrest says it will soon run entirely on renewable hydrogen.