Category: Australian politics

If Australia wants a reliable and affordable electricity grid, it needs to return it to public hands | John Quiggin

The national electricity market is a failed 1990s experiment. A new government-owned body should take control of the power systemA crisis, as the saying has it, combines danger and opportunity. The dangers of the current electricity crisis are obvious….

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If Australia taxed windfall gas profits we could invest billions in renewables and get off fossil fuels for good | Richard Denniss

The sooner we shift away from ageing coal and expensive gas, the quicker electricity prices and emissions will fallGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingA massive expansion in Australia’s gas production did nothing to make gas cheap for …

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If Australia taxed windfall gas profits we could invest billions in renewables and get off fossil fuels for good | Richard Denniss

The sooner we shift away from ageing coal and expensive gas, the quicker electricity prices and emissions will fallGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingA massive expansion in Australia’s gas production did nothing to make gas cheap for …

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Labor needs to double the pace of renewable energy rollout to meet 2030 emissions target. Can it be done?

Analysts say the extent to which Australia will have to accelerate the uptake of renewables has not been appreciated – it’s extremely challenging, but not impossibleAustralia will need to double the pace of its renewable energy uptake to meet the 2030 …

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Labor needs to double the pace of renewable energy rollout to meet 2030 emissions target. Can it be done?

Analysts say the extent to which Australia will have to accelerate the uptake of renewables has not been appreciated – it’s extremely challenging, but not impossibleAustralia will need to double the pace of its renewable energy uptake to meet the 2030 …

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Labor needs to double the pace of renewable energy rollout to meet 2030 emissions target. Can it be done?

Analysts say the extent to which Australia will have to accelerate the uptake of renewables has not been appreciated – it’s extremely challenging, but not impossibleAustralia will need to double the pace of its renewable energy uptake to meet the 2030 …

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Labor needs to double the pace of its renewable energy rollout to meet 2030 emissions target. Can it be done?

Analysts say the extent to which Australia will have to accelerate the uptake of renewables has not been appreciated – it’s extremely challenging, but not impossibleAustralia will need to double the pace of its renewable energy uptake to meet the 2030 …

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The Guardian view on Australia’s election: Labor needs to go bigger on climate | Editorial

Labor won by offering modest environmental policies. It will have to go further in office to deal with the climate emergencyIn his victory speech on election night last Saturday, Labor’s Anthony Albanese promised to turn Australia into a “renewable ene…

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