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16 September 2019
Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets...
5 September 2019
Australia is installing renewables at a record rate which will soon see us surpass our Renewable Energy Target. Why this matters: Electricity generation is responsible for...
5 September 2019
A state-of-the art laboratory is to be created in Canberra to test the way all kinds of electrical devices, from air-conditioners to electric cars to pool pumps, could be co-...
4 September 2019
The Clean Energy Regulator has confirmed it has approved enough capacity to meet the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET). While this is a great achievement for the...
1 August 2019
I despair at just how long our Australian government can continue to deny the undeniable. It seems the new Morrison government has learned nothing, doesn’t want to learn...
29 July 2019
Australia now has enough projects committed to meet the national 2020 renewable energy target. Thriving doesn’t quite cover it. New data released quietly late last week...
12 July 2019
National Party Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie says there are here 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal mining industry. Is she right? The claim The need for jobs in...
11 July 2019
With electric power grabbing most of the attention, it is easy to forget hydrogen as a promising petrol replacement. But even as Australian EV development continues to steal...
8 July 2019
On Thursday, Australia’s emissions reduction minister, Angus Taylor, told parliament the country’s thriving liquified natural gas(LNG) trade – a fossil fuel...
2 July 2019
Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantially. The challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets...
8 June 2019
There's been a lot of hype about the most recent resurgence of hydrogen fuel. Australia already has vast renewable energy production capabilities and if this is combined...
5 June 2019
Some of Australia’s leading energy experts say that renewable hydrogen is beginning to reach cost parity with some fossil fuel equivalents, and can emerge as a high...
20 May 2019
Despite the Coalition’s electoral victory, strong international pressures mean climate policy will not be stuck where it is. It’s going to be hard for those who...
16 May 2019
The political parties are setting targets for renewable energy in Australia, but experts think we may get to 100 percent renewables for electricity much faster than most of us...
11 May 2019
The Greens would support a future Labor government to use regulation to enforce climate policy in the event of a hostile Senate, Greens leader Richard Di Natale says...
9 May 2019
Associate Professor Paul Burke is the guest speaker on ABC RN The Economists program. Paul explains why Australia needs a price on carbon. He then goes on to discuss...
6 May 2019
The national debate about climate policy is off the rails again. We should be talking about positioning Australia economically for the low-carbon future, making use of our huge...
24 April 2019
Written by Professor Warwick McKibbin AO, Director of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis in the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.  Australia’s...
18 April 2019
There is an enduring and increasingly nasty debate in Australian politics concerning coal mining and coal-fired power. The spectrum of views ranges from those who believe that we...
9 April 2019
Has the shine worn off the promise of vast amounts of cheap, reliable base load power from giant solar thermal power plants? It is a question stemming from the scrapping...

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