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Australia's renewables revolution goes far beyond energy

Australia's renewables revolution goes far beyond energy

Bob Brown's opposition to a new wind farm project isn't a sign of failure, it's a further victory. The way we live is fundamentally changing.

South Australia’s blackout has become a political talisman

South Australia’s blackout has become a political talisman

Let’s be explicit about this: South Australian wind farms did not shut down because the winds were too low or high.

How we get ourselves out of energy chaos

How we get ourselves out of energy chaos

Enough time has been wasted. The transition to a zero-carbon energy system is not simple, but what we need to do is very clear.

Should Australia go nuclear?

Should Australia go nuclear?

Some scientists say it is a great weapon in the war on carbon emissions, and Energy Minister Angus Taylor is pushing an inquiry into the topic. But will Australia ever take the nuclear option?

Angus Taylor's year from hell

Angus Taylor's year from hell

From Australia's 'watergate' scandal to becoming a meme, 2019 has been a horror year for Energy Minister Angus Taylor.

Are there really 54,000 people employed in thermal coal mining?

Are there really 54,000 people employed in thermal coal mining?

National Party Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie says there are here 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal mining industry. Is she right?

Make no mistake, Adani means death

Make no mistake, Adani means death

Those championing the Adani Carmichael mine and similar projects are pushing a new sort of nihilism — asking us to take one more step into our collective graves, with the promise of some small reward along the way.

Why take action on climate change? Jobs and exports.

Why take action on climate change? Jobs and exports.

There may be a better future just around the corner; all we have to do is shake ourselves free of the past.

It's a gas, man — how government failure is killing manufacturing

It's a gas, man — how government failure is killing manufacturing

Manufacturers are closing their doors as higher gas prices again bite, but it seems there's no one home on energy policy in the Morrison government.

Stopping Adani won't stop climate change

Stopping Adani won't stop climate change

You don’t reduce emissions by banning a coal mine. You reduce them by providing a credible and affordable way of making electricity that can replace coal.