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How we get ourselves out of energy chaos

How we get ourselves out of energy chaos

Enough time has been wasted. The transition to a zero-carbon energy system is not simple, but what we need to do is very clear.

Why take action on climate change? Jobs and exports.

Why take action on climate change? Jobs and exports.

There may be a better future just around the corner; all we have to do is shake ourselves free of the past.

A three-point checklist to help you tell fact from fiction in climate coverage

A three-point checklist to help you tell fact from fiction in climate coverage

Australians shouldn’t need advanced degrees in climate and energy science to make informed decisions on the issues that will affect virtually every aspect of their lives.

Factional stoush and job offer scandals hit Coalition

Factional stoush and job offer scandals hit Coalition

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.

A sector-by-sector guide to fixing Australia’s emissions

A sector-by-sector guide to fixing Australia’s emissions

With so much emissions reduction talk focused on renewables, are we overlooking other areas for improvement?

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Industry split on Labor energy plan

Good morning, early birds. Industry bodies are divided on Labor's recently announced power plan, polling puts Dan Andrews in place to retain the Victorian premiership, and podcast Teacher's Pet takes the Gold Walkley. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle

Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle

Nationally, the war over climate change may have frozen, but in the Valley it runs hot. This is one to watch at the Victorian election.

Scott Morrison announces $3 billion Pacific package

Scott Morrison announces $3 billion Pacific package

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has announced a $3 billion Pacific infrastructure funding package, the Democrats have scored a victory in the US midterms, and Victorian Labor plan 50% renewables by 2030. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention facility

Major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention facility

Good morning, early birds. Emergency services have been called to a major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention centre, a former green bank chief has slammed the government's coal plan, and Mark Latham goes all-in and joins Pauline Hanson's One Nation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

No survivors recovered from Lion Air crash

No survivors recovered from Lion Air crash

Good morning, early birds! No survivors have been recovered from crashed Lion Air flight JT610, the mining sector argues that decarbonisation will rely on a minerals boom, and long-standing German leader Angela Merkel has announced she will step down. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.