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The Power Index: carbon cutters, bureaucratic troika at #1

The Power Index: carbon cutters, bureaucratic troika at #1

Three senior bureaucrats have taken the country on a bold economic experiment to address climate change. Martin Parkinson, Blair Comley and Ross Garnaut have fingerprints all over the carbon price -- but is that such a good thing?

Will Canberra finally call time on the utilities’ snow job?

Will Canberra finally call time on the utilities’ snow job?

Could it be that the Australian government has finally woken up to the fact that it has been conned by the electricity industry in this country? Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy reports.

Why you should stop moaning about electricity prices

Why you should stop moaning about electricity prices

Amongst the energetic debate about rising power prices a key point is being missed – they're saving us from deflation.

Why a low carbon price is really dumb economics

Why a low carbon price is really dumb economics

The country’s biggest business groups, vested interests, the opposition and mainstream business commentators are all calling for complementary green schemes to be dumped, writes Giles Parkinson, of RenewEconomy.

How green nationalism undermines good climate policy

How green nationalism undermines good climate policy

The most important task for global climate policy is to get First World countries to finance the developing world’s mitigation efforts, writes Jonathan Symons, assistant professor at Lingnan University's department of political science.

The Breivik manifesto and the Monckton connection

The Breivik manifesto and the Monckton connection

In the chilling manifesto by Norway gunman Anders Behring Breivik, it points readers to a video clip of climate sceptic Lord Christopher Monckton, writes Graham Readfearn.

Parkinson: a green light for renewables

Parkinson: a green light for renewables

At a recent discussion in Sydney about the prospect of nuclear energy in this country, Martin Ferguson reflected that Australia may have no choice but to go nuclear if it was unable to find a clean energy alternative, writes Giles Parkinson.

Garnaut: ‘This is a strong climate change policy package’

Garnaut: ‘This is a strong climate change policy package’

Professor Ross Garnaut has described Labor's carbon price package a "strong climate change policy" in a statement that contrasts markedly with his assessment of the CPRS.

Carbon tax: key changes reflect the Greens, Garnaut

Carbon tax: key changes reflect the Greens, Garnaut

There are some key changes from Rudd's CPRS that reflect both the influence of the Greens and Ross Garnaut in its development.