Giles ParkinsonApr 6, 20169 Comments
Analysts have loudly declared the end of petrol-powered cars, following the announcement of Tesla's Model 3 electric car.
Giles ParkinsonFeb 3, 20167 Comments
At least under Tony Abbott the renewable sector knew where it stood. But what is going under Turnbull?
Giles ParkinsonSep 29, 201510 Comments
Why would VW go to all the trouble to deceive regulators unless it actually can't produce cleaner engines?
Giles ParkinsonMay 19, 2015
The good news is the Abbott government has finally agreed to a Renewable Energy Target. The bad news is it is nowhere near where it should be.
Giles ParkinsonMay 13, 20159 Comments
Like true conservatives, the Coalition's leadership team thinks the best environmental strategy is to defund every climate science body but boost spending for a bunch of people to pick up litter.
Giles ParkinsonApr 24, 201511 Comments
With a quarter of its money spent in the first round, has the government's carbon policy failed straight out of the gate?
Giles ParkinsonApr 8, 201512 Comments
In many ways, the Coalition's energy white paper is a predictable piece of backward-looking falsehoods. But it does make some surprising concessions to a future of renewable energy.
Giles ParkinsonDec 9, 201421 Comments
France is trying to trying to avoid a repeat of the Copenhagen disaster by keeping heads of state away from the Paris climate talks. But it has also singled out Australian and Canada as likely roadblocks.
Giles ParkinsonDec 5, 201441 Comments
Trade Minister Andrew Robb, inexplicably travelling to Lima for climate talks, will have a friend at the conference -- Bjorn Lomborg, speaking at an event sponsored by big coal company Peabody Energy.
Giles ParkinsonDec 2, 20143 Comments
Climate talks are making progress in Peru (with one noted dissenting voice -- no points for guessing). But the fossil fuel industry has a trillion reasons to try to stop climate action.