Study by leading German economic think-tank finds every 1,000MW of nuclear power plant built since 1951 resulted in an average economic loss of $A7.7 billion.
IMF says fossil fuel subsidies in Australia amount to nearly $1,200 per person, or a total of $29 billion.
Attempts to suggest coal power is cheaper than the plummeting cost of renewables look increasingly ridiculous and desperate.
Petrochemical billionaires Charles and David Koch, who have underwritten attacks on climate science, have launched a series of videos attacking electric vehicles.
The windbacks to solar subsidies may be a good sign for the industry, by encouraging larger systems.
California energy commissioner says world is seeing beginning of the end of fossil fuels, and high renewables will not crash the economy, and they won’t cause blackouts.
Colin Barnett rules out adopting Synergy’s proposed doubling of grid connection charges for solar households, describing the idea of a solar tax as “fantasy”.
Greens leader Richard di Natale has unveiled a policy proposing a levy on coal miners to pay for mine site rehabilitation and retraining of workers.
Shades of Australia, as UK Tories justify potentially crippling cuts to key solar subsidies by linking them to rising electricity costs.
As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.