December 14, 2016 15
And what will we see once we embrace cheap renewables? An end to the internal combustion engine, for a start, writes freelance journalist Doug Hendrie.
July 21, 2015 1
Crikey readers discuss sustainability and other issues of the day.
July 20, 2015 38
Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.
June 1, 2015 7
The Grattan researchers forgot quite a few things about Queensland, writes economist and University of Queensland academic John Quiggin
May 27, 2015
Spam is going organic. And being nice to people is a winning business strategy.
January 28, 2015 1
The government continues to fall in voters' estimation on important policy issues, but a large number of voters still think it's too soft on asylum seekers, Essential Report shows.
December 10, 2014 6
Two small Australian towns want to become 100% powered by renewable energy. Crikey intern Diana Hodgetts looks at some overseas examples and finds 100% renewable is nice, but not always 100% reliable.
December 8, 2014 32
Author Naomi Klein has issued a rallying cry for decisive action on climate change and an end to global inequality. And, bad luck, she says the solar panels on your roof are not going to cut it
December 3, 2014 4
Crikey readers have their say on Abbott's long presser, the great source of energy just above our heads, and the future of the Right.
July 14, 2014 47
Ian Plimer, an ally of Gina Rinehart, has written a new book criticising environmentalists and casting doubt on climate change. Renewable energy expert Dr Mark Diesendorf does some fact-checking.
April 22, 2014 29
New technology has dramatically increased the possibilities of renewable energy. But the material revolution challenges those who want to preserve the existing relations of production, consumption and energy.
February 6, 2014 21
Australian households are flocking to solar, screwing up the business models of the nation's state-owned electricity generators. Politicians have yet to come to grips with the situation.
October 16, 2013 3
There is no respite from the bad news for NSW Labor. The stench from the party's trade union connections continues ...
January 10, 2013
While the Renixx index a doom and gloom story on the surface about renewable energy companies, there is reason for optimism, writes Climate Spectator's Daniel Palmer.
November 5, 2012 18
Analysis shows where Australia's solar panels are -- and it's not in the inner-city latte set. Some politicians may need to rethink their view on support for solar.
July 6, 2012 1
Crikey readers have their say.
July 5, 2012 2
Crikey readers have their say.
September 27, 2011 14
Ferguson has mostly been interested in protecting the supply of fossil fuels or export or use at home, although he has shown an increasing interest in solar of late, writes Giles Parkinson from Climate Spectator.
June 9, 2011
Can Barry O'Farrell's decision to rescind NSW's feed-in tariff for solar power systems simply be put down to teething issues? That may be an excuse for some things but he ought to have known better, writes Mr Tiedt.