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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.

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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

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

Party donors win big from government roadmap to more fossil fuel use

The government's energy plan involves gas and discredited carbon capture and storage — both coincidentally the raison d'être of its major donors.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Energy Minister Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Carbon capture and storage a dud but fossil fuel industry's cash capture working well

The government wants to expand its Emissions Reduction Fund to pay fossil fuel companies to increase emissions. Who came up with that idea? Take a guess.

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Angus Taylor can't resist a deal, even amid a global pandemic

As the bottom falls out of the global economy, Australia's energy minister, ever the entrepreneur, has seen an opportunity.

Former Nationals MP Andrew Broad (Image: AAP Image/Lukas Coch)

Mallee was given some pre-election sugar (and other news you may have missed)

Submarines are going up, and now even mining is embracing renewables? Here are the stories you may have missed.

Speaking the truth about power: the Coalition is hurting reliability, affordability and competition

While Australia faces an investment drought, the government is deterring billions in renewable energy investment because of its climate denialism. The result is more expensive and less reliable power.

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Renewable investment is being crippled by a failing regulatory structure

You cannot start serious decarbonisation, or the export of renewable power, if you can't get renewable energy to the market.

Want to fix energy policy? Ban lobbyists

According to a former Greens senator, lobbyists have corrupted government policy for too long.

Business Council of Australia CEO Jennifer Westacott (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.