Aug 8, 201710 Comments
Electricity prices are a hot topic at present. Amidst the welter of claim and counter-claim as to what is the cause of higher electricity prices, there has been remarkably little use of the available evidence, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet Michael Keating.
Guy RundleAug 2, 201714 Comments
The usual storm in a tinfoil hat.
Jul 14, 20178 Comments
How a process called "aggregated demand response" could work in Australia, writes Dan Cass, strategist at The Australia Institute.
Jul 11, 20179 Comments
Wrong again, fellas. Master's student in sustainability Tom Allen helps Andrew Bolt and Chris Kenny understand basic climate science.
Jun 16, 20179 Comments
Crikey intern Will Ziebell looks back over past public comments to work out which MPs could end up dissenting.
Jun 16, 201715 Comments
No viable technology exists that allows coal to be burnt without adding significant carbon pollution to the atmosphere. Freelance energy writer Simon Holmes a Court reports.
Bernard KeaneJun 14, 201733 Comments
Coming soon, from the people who gave you massive power price rises -- still more increases. Energy policy is being hijacked by climate denialists who feign concern about households but are engaged in a culture war.
Jun 14, 20172 Comments
Memo to the Coalition: Australians want the government to spend more, not less, on social services, writes research economist Warwick Smith.
Bernard KeaneJun 9, 20176 Comments
As expected, the Finkel electricity market review sees a Clean Energy Target as the best -- and cheapest -- way forward to address Australia's energy problems while moving to zero emissions.
May 16, 201740 Comments
Politicians and journalists alike seem reluctant to discuss nuclear as a viable (and actually scalable) alternative to wind and solar, reports science writer Geoff Russell.