Category: Nuclear power

Liberal frontbencher casts doubt on Coalition claims renewable energy is driving up power prices

Reliance on renewables is rising because they are becoming cheaper, Simon Birmingham tells Guardian AustraliaFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe federal Libe…

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Liberal frontbencher casts doubt on Coalition claims renewable energy is driving up power prices

Reliance on renewables is rising because they are becoming cheaper, Simon Birmingham tells Guardian AustraliaFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe federal Libe…

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Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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‘Paris’ is burning consensus on Australia’s climate policies – and that’s how Peter Dutton wants it | Karen Middleton

The Coalition leader wants to portray action on emissions and the cost of living as incompatible, and thinks he has the focus group evidence that it will workGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastWhen politicians talk…

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Investment in clean energy likely to be double figure for fossil fuels in 2024, IEA says

Low-carbon electricity investment driven by solar projects but oil and gas spending still too high to meet climate goalsGlobal investment in low-carbon electricity will rise to 10 times as much as fossil fuel power this year due to an increase in spend…

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If regional communities don’t want a windfarm, why would they accept a nuclear power station? | Gabrielle Chan

The Coalition’s energy policy is leveraged on regional discontent about renewables. But many farmers don’t want nuclear in their back yard eitherSign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the co…

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On Australia’s climate and extinction crises, the major parties both have questions to answer | Present Tense

The Coalition has no climate policy. But Labor’s positions are undermined by its confused stance on gas and the delay of new environmental lawsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or …

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