We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Good morning, early birds. The IMF has raised alarms over a rapidly deteriorating global economy, and Bill Shorten is in Queensland pitching his hydrogen export plan to voters. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is facing a number of new scandals across state and federal lines, including a factional stoush and reports that a challenger to MP Craig Kelly was offered a $300,000 job as an alternative to running. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Wind energy in Australia has hit a record share of electricity production. But antipathy to wind turbines, and the anticipated trashing of supportive policies, means wind in Australia may be reaching its peak.
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.
The International Energy Agency has made a dramatic call for governments to end their policy inertia and push towards a radical transformation of the global energy network. Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy reports.
A new report suggests Australia could produce one third of our energy capacity via solar by 2022. The barrier will not be about cost or a lack of demand but the ability to get connected, writes Giles Pakinson of RenewEconomy
Abandoning an emissions trading scheme has frozen the renewable energy market and the Government’s “flawed” clean energy targets are stifling investment in large-scale projects like wind farms and solar generation.
49% of Australians believe the government should consider nuclear power as a source of alternative energy -- up from 38% only three years ago, a new Age/Nielsen poll reveals.
A new poll has found an increasing number of Australians are warming to the idea of nuclear power as a cleaner, greener energy source. But will the shadows of Chernobyl and Three Mile Island always loom over the nuclear option? ask Geoff Strong and Ian Munro.
Every home in the UK must be fitted with a "smart meter" by 2020 to reduce energy use and pave the way for a low-carbon "smart grid", under plans unveiled by the government.