Bernard Keane July 22, 2015 40 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 Rundle July 20, 2015 38 Comments
Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.
William Bowe June 17, 2015 10 Comments
If Abbott wants to wedge Labor, attacking the environment might be the safest option.
Giles Parkinson May 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 Parkinson May 13, 2015 9 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.
Crikey April 9, 2015 1 Comment
Crikey readers discuss the energy white paper and other issues of the day.
Bernard Keane March 24, 2015 1 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 Manning February 9, 2015 5 Comments
There's a very easy way for Abbott to get a substantial part of the electorate back on side ...
Crikey December 16, 2014 19 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.