Bernard KeaneJul 22, 201539 Comments
Bill Shorten's higher RET is intended to exploit the gap between voter enthusiasm for renewables and Tony Abbott's pathological hatred of them. But it's not the best way to achieve decarbonisation.
Guy RundleJul 20, 201538 Comments
Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.
William BoweJun 17, 201510 Comments
If Abbott wants to wedge Labor, attacking the environment might be the safest option.
Giles ParkinsonMay 19, 2015
The good news is the Abbott government has finally agreed to a Renewable Energy Target. The bad news is it is nowhere near where it should be.
Giles ParkinsonMay 13, 20159 Comments
Like true conservatives, the Coalition's leadership team thinks the best environmental strategy is to defund every climate science body but boost spending for a bunch of people to pick up litter.
CrikeyApr 9, 20151 Comment
Crikey readers discuss the energy white paper and other issues of the day.
Bernard KeaneMar 24, 20151 Comment
Voters are gloomy about the state of the economy, but they want a stronger Renewable Energy Target, not a watered down one, this week's Essential Report shows.
Paddy ManningFeb 9, 20155 Comments
There's a very easy way for Abbott to get a substantial part of the electorate back on side ...
Dec 16, 201419 Comments
With deficits as far as the eye can see, the government needs to work out how to encourage business investment. Crikey writers Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer explain.