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Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

In attacking solar panel rebate schemes, The Australian shows a lack of understanding of how the energy industry even works — or a complete contempt for the facts.

Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

The energy debate led to a windfall for the major parties.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached Water Act

Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached Water Act

Good morning, early birds. A South Australian royal commission has found that the Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached the Water Act, and the Coalition gets a post-holiday bump in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Can ‘conservative GetUp’ convince conservatives to act in the interests of others?

Can ‘conservative GetUp’ convince conservatives to act in the interests of others?

Crikey readers respond to the upcoming struggles of "conservative GetUp" alternative Advance Australia, and to the Coalition's proposed divestment scheme.

A short-sighted energy plan is nothing new for the Coalition

A short-sighted energy plan is nothing new for the Coalition

Crikey readers respond to Scott Morrison's new energy plans and Channel Seven's Pauline Hanson poll.

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

Australian politics isn’t fit for purpose in a burning world

While the Coalition government has many climate denialists in its ranks, fossil fuel companies can also wield systemic power to make sure the political system works in their interests, not the community's.

The Coalition’s war on renewables: follow the money

The Coalition’s war on renewables: follow the money

The government's war on renewable energy reflects the strong financial links between the fossil fuel industry and the Coalition.