ECI in the media

11 October 2018
A crystal clear message comes from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: keeping global warming to a 1.5 degrees rise would save untold damage. Achieving this means...
10 September 2018
Here are three media items relating to the ANU Press Release: Energy policy needs to get on board the renewable energy train (10 Sept 2018) Renewable energy thriving,...
6 September 2018
Making the transition to a low-carbon economy has the potential to unlock $US26 trillion ($36 trillion) in benefits by 2030, while failure to act on climate change will trigger...
26 August 2018
About 83 fewer people would have lost their lives on Australian roads in 2016 if fuel prices were higher, a study from the Australian National University has found. The study...
13 August 2018
The Turnbull government's much-debated National Energy Guarantee will fail to lift energy investors' confidence even if gets approval and goes ahead, leading...
11 August 2018
In the not too distant future, when climate disruption has further aggravated Australia's natural see-saw between drought and floods, posterity will likely wonder at the...
Image of solar panels installed in the countryside
10 August 2018
Listen to a podcast with Professor Ken Baldwin and Katharine Murphy of The Guardian:  Will the National Energy Guarantee stall or speed up progress?  
4 August 2018
Salim Mazouz, Australian National University; Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, and Hugh Saddler, Australian National University...
2 August 2018
Just because a problem is politically difficult doesn't mean we should compromise on scrutiny. We need to do better. Could the national energy guarantee reduce wholesale...
1 August 2018
Shane Rattenbury says territory still has ‘significant’ concerns about the NEG. The ACT’s climate change minister, Shane Rattenbury, says the territory...
1 August 2018
Next week, the Federal Government will ask the states and territories to commit to the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), but the biggest concerns come from the smallest...
19 July 2018
The federal government desperately needs a cut-through strategy on energy policy. The divisions within the Liberal Party, and between the Liberal and National parties, won’t...
2 July 2018
New coal doesn't stack up – just look at Queensland's renewable energy numbers Matthew Stocks, Australian National University and Andrew Blakers, Australian...
3 June 2018
Report on the Federal Government's emissions reduction fund, better known as Direct Action. Article quotes ECI member Dr Paul Burke, Crawford School of Public Policy,...
25 May 2018
Report on electric vehicles (EVs). The article makes the point that EVs have enormous potential to make better use of electricity networks and renewable energy. Article quote...
24 May 2018
The claim In the wake of US airstrikes on Syria, Liberal Senator Jim Molan raised concerns about Australian fuel supplies being affected by conflict in the Middle East. Read...
7 May 2018
The Australian government has ordered a review of fuel security after experts warned the country only has weeks of petrol, diesel and aviation fuel supplies left in its reserves...
3 May 2018
Indonesia has far more than enough pumped hydro storage sites to support a 100% renewable electricity grid Maxim Burkovskiy/Shutterstock.com Andrew Blakers, Australian...
23 April 2018
A smart solar and battery trial on an island off Tasmania is being touted as creating the forerunner for Australia's energy future. Read the full Sydney Morning Herald...
16 April 2018
The Turnbull government is set for showdown with states and territories over its signature energy policy after new details of the plan revealed any additional efforts by the...

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