Energy and the Earth

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Open season for our notion-building pollies

Since the Finkel review was announced it has been open season for notion building in the energy space. While Malcolm has been pumping Snowy 2.zero, Craig has been promising death by renewables, quite literally…

We really must talk about gas

The European Commission’s latest Quarterly report on electricity markets makes sobering reading down under. Over the last year wholesale electricity prices have been falling just about everywhere across…
A wind farm in South Australia. AAP Image/Angela Harper

Arrium’s requiem and the events of July 7th

Mark July 7th as a red letter day in Australia’s tortuous path to decarbonisation - a day of special significance and opportunity. The causes and consequences of the wild gyrations on the South Australian…

Our planet is heating - the empirical evidence

In an entertaining and somewhat chaotic episode of ABC’s Q&A (Monday 15th August) pitting science superstar Brian Cox against climate contrarian and global conspiracy theorist and now senator Malcolm…