April 6, 2018 3
There's a lot of bad news out there about coal. Let's re-examine the facts.
April 3, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 20, 2018 23
The inland rail project is based on a sizeable subsidy to coal exporters just to get someone to use what its backers even admit is a white elephant.
September 25, 2017 9
It didn't take long after BHP mentioned it was unhappy with the coal-obsessed direction of the Minerals Council for the council CEO to depart.
September 12, 2017 6
The Turnbull government really wants someone, anyone, to buy the Liddell coal-fired power plant. But lessons from Hazelwood should remind any potential buyer that an ageing, dying power plant is often more trouble than it's worth.
September 6, 2017 10
In this case, what happened in Utopia was actually less ridiculous than the real-life equivalent, writes former board member of Prime Minister and Premiers Road Reform Project Luke Fraser.
August 31, 2017 8
It's time for compromise on a Clean Energy Target -- set it to allow for coal, and wait for investors to show up to build new coal-fired power plants. The catch is, it's unlikely any will.
July 27, 2017
One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts is refusing to show proof he isn't a British citizen, Matt Canavan might be in the clear, and ScoMo backs coal.
July 20, 2017 7
Fifield yuks it up ... IPA claims Eureka Stockade ... what does Christensen make of the new Doctor? ...
July 10, 2017 4
Whatever happened to growth? ... Turnbull's Instagram power play ... ABC v coal ...
June 26, 2017 7
Amid claims of sovereign risk and complaints of uncertainty, it seems some companies are prepared to invest a lot in Australia, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
June 15, 2017 9
The only way back for coal-fired power is via government ownership -- and Soviet-style command economics.
February 27, 2017 27
What could possibly go wrong with Turnbull's new "clean coal" plan? Let's look at how he did with the NBN ...
February 24, 2017 3
Satirist Ben Pobjie discovers what letters George Christensen has been writing.
February 10, 2017 6
A new educational program aims to get children looking at coal with as much love as Scott Morrison does. As discovered by satirist Ben Pobjie.
February 9, 2017 23
Coal production is falling and the best forecasts show coal consumption starting to decline within a decade. But the government continues to spruik it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
February 2, 2017 1
An all-Australian nursery rhyme about the National Party, its hapless leader Barnaby Joyce, and the country's dutiful leader Malcolm Turnbull.
November 21, 2016 2
Whether coal prices provide a decent budget bounce will depend on what sort of winter China has as the Xi regime moves to ensure heating supplies, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
October 4, 2016 6
Crikey readers respond to the previous day's edition.
September 16, 2016 3
Phasing out coal production would have a negligible impact on our economy, writes director of research at The Australia Institute Rod Campbell.