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resources June 25, 2022

Energy crisis: The truth behind the price surge

The near collapse of the east coast energy market has its roots in decades of political appeasement directed at fossil fuel interests.

resources May 7, 2022

How Nationals and lobbyists play the new climate wars

Unlikely foot soldiers are taking up the fight to hold onto coal in Hunter and throughout Queensland.

resources April 23, 2022

Energy figures misused by Coalition campaign

The Coalition’s latest scare campaign over Labor’s climate policy highlights the real mess surrounding adequate planning for a shift towards renewables. Half of the experts cited say they were misquoted.

resources March 26, 2022

Taylor’s office spent $1 billion on ‘sham’ carbon projects

Analysis by a former chair of the government’s carbon pricing integrity committee shows almost all the money spent on emissions reduction has gone to projects that did not contribute to reductions.

resources March 19, 2022

Angus Taylor’s $3.5 billion carbon blunder

A decision by Angus Taylor to open up the market for carbon credits has made it cheaper for companies to pollute and has transferred billions in value to the private sector.

resources March 12, 2022

How will oil shock affect the Australian economy?

In two years, oil has gone from negative prices to huge highs – part of a rising inflationary shock not seen since the 1970s.

resources March 5, 2022

Revealed: Energy companies turn on Angus Taylor

Following revelations the Morrison government pressured AGL to sack its last chief executive, energy companies have increasingly isolated Angus Taylor.

resources February 5, 2022

The Joe Biden adviser living in Wollongong

Saul Griffith, a former climate adviser to Joe Biden, has moved home to Australia. He argues policy changes made here could accelerate the world’s transition to renewables by 10 years.

resources December 18, 2021

Strange forces holding back the economy

A cascade of curious shortages – from pallets to shipping containers to urea used in fuel – is complicating the government’s positive economic outlook.

resources November 27, 2021

What does Shell’s takeover of Powershop mean for green energy?

Shell is one of the worst polluters in the world. What does that mean for Powershop, the green energy provider in which it just bought a 100 per cent stake?

resources November 20, 2021

Australia’s climate change interference

Beyond its efforts to frustrate action at the Glasgow climate summit, Australia has been using international forums to ensure there will still be foreign funding for fossil fuel projects.