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Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher

A brief history of Santos, the company that gets what it wants

In the game of political power plays, the 'minnow' energy company holds all the cards, critics say.

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Forget the lobbying. It's the spin that wins on climate, report finds

When it comes to impacting Australia's climate wars, little can stand up to the fossil fuel industry's public spin.

Former Newcastle mayor and property developer Jeff McCloy (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Money for gas: Morrison’s new gas plant could hand money to ICAC’d donors

A cashed-up property developer with ties to the Coalition stands to win from the government’s much-lauded gas plan.

Energy Minister Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

A policy of the fossil fuel companies, by the fossil fuel companies, for the fossil fuel companies

The government's energy policy has been written by fossil fuel companies, to promote the scams of the fossil fuel companies, with taxpayers handing money to fossil fuel companies.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Joel Fitzgibbon in the House of Representatives (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Australia's power trip has lit up a classic class-culture struggle

For some people solar energy is the future. But millions of working class people fear it will make them surplus to requirements.

Dow Chemical Company CEO Andrew Liveris and Scott Morrison (Images: APP)

The party of the free market is killing investment

Morrison's climate-change-denying government has proved embarrassingly bad at managing the economy.

Energy Minister Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Security, sovereignty and the sweet smell of petrol

Australia doesn't have a fuel security problem, but there will be few voices raised in objection to some old-fashioned protectionism about petrol supplies.

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Coal is in crisis regardless of what Labor does

Climate denialists on both sides of politics can rail all they like, but thermal coal is increasingly unviable and miners want out.

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Labor offers to deal with terrorists in climate wars

In offering bipartisanship on energy, Labor is offering to do a deal with the 'terrorists' who have thwarted all forms of climate action for years.

Andrew Liveris (Image: AAP/Alan Porritt)

Another COVID conflict? Calls for transparency over second role for Liveris

Chemicals billionaire and former Trump adviser Andrew Liveris is sparking more questions about his potential conflicts of interest as the chair of a second COVID commission

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