In parts of Australia that are already very hot, we show how climate change is driving inequities even further – in housing, energy security and health.
Soaring costs for coal and gas point to serious issues within Australia’s electricity market, with more retail prices likely.
Australia’s wholesale electricity prices increased by 69% in the first quarter. But the competing claims about what that means are hard to decipher.
While much of the world moves towards zero-carbon economies, a NSW mega-plan for new renewables may set up the state as an energy superpower.
An official report on Thursday said blackouts are not expected this summer. But consumers will still have to pay through the nose to make the system more reliable.