More detail on Australia’s efforts with the red pen at the Pacific Islands Forum, deleting all but one mention of coal, and pushing for climate “reflection” rather than action.
Morrison set to win majority, Kerryn Phelps concedes in Wentworth while Labor leadership heats up as a factional showdown.
In 2019, climate change has re-emerged as the key issue in the minds of voters. RenewEconomy takes a look at the key parties and independents ahead of the election.
Morrison admits emissions are rising under the Coalition, and then falsely claims that renewable boom the result of Coalition policies. In fact, they tried to scrap them.
Scott Morrison’s week-long celebration of climate and energy policies looks less like a pivot than a crouch. It would make more sense if more renewables were on the agenda, but they aren’t.
Scott Morrison’s grasp on his favourite Alan Jones-approved energy policy slogan continues to slip, as the campaign to reclaim it for renewables gains serious momentum.
The World Bank won’t touch it. But the Morrison government has indicated it will do pretty much anything to ensure the answer to whatever question asked – is coal.
Coalition fast-tracks tender for new “firm capacity” – the proposal looks rushed and designed to encourage life extensions for existing coal fired generators.
Mike Cannon-Brookes – he of the original Tesla big battery Tweet – calls “total BS” on Scott Morrison’s Sky News comments about wind and solar. Twitter does its thing.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirms Australia will not be pulling out of Paris climate agreement: Why? There is no need, because it will have precisely zero impact on anything.