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'We are witnessing a transformation of global power.'
Today’s COAG meeting of energy Ministers should work towards a coordinated national plan to transform Australia’s energy system.
As South Australian emergency workers seek to restore order to a state battered by extreme weather and an energy system unable to cope, plunging 70000 people into darkness, we need to ask why the Australian government isn’t better prepared to deal with the type of extreme weather climate scientists have been warning of for years.
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More than three million records from the Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists are now public
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The reliance of much of the developing world on renewable, local sources of electricity generation counters the narrative that coal is the only option for developing countries to achieve a Western standard of living.
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The Galilee Basin project is now one step closer after the state government announced approval of three Adani mining leases. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham approved the gra...
For not being magnetic, coal is exceptionally polarizing. Some people seem to be tractor-beamed directly into the alluring power of this combustible rock, while others are repelled from it. Depending...
The federal government insists Queensland's Adani Carmichael mine will go ahead, saying it remains viable despite sagging coal prices and banks refusing to invest in the controversial project. The na...
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Claims that coal combustion is a health disaster just don't add up. Anti-coal activists seem to think we are still living in the Industrial Revolution.
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The project has faced court action on at least five different fronts, largely from extreme green activists who have no connection with the Carmichael Mine and who are located hundreds of kilometres away from the project site.
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Australia is the only country going backwards on renewable energy. Australians have been at the forefront of the digital communications revolution; our households have been at the forefront of the solar household revolution. It's time our nation follows suit.
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Our international counterparts have set reasonable and achievable emissions reduction targets. The US has a reduction target of 41 percent of 2005 levels by 2030. The Australian Government has set out a reduction target in the order of 26 percent.
UPDATE -- Tony Abbott has accused the Opposition of “supporting the green movement in sabotage” by rejecting the government’s move to change federal environmental laws. The Government has accused gree...