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Crikey’s pocket guide to lesser known alternative energy sources — Part II

Crikey’s pocket guide to lesser known alternative energy sources — Part II

How do ocean power and solar thermal energy work? Read on as Chris Woods explains.

Tilting at windmills: wind farm complainants told to see a doctor for ailments

Tilting at windmills: wind farm complainants told to see a doctor for ailments

Don't automatically blame wind farms for what ails you, National Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer has said.

Sovereign risk? No one scares off investors like the Coalition

Sovereign risk? No one scares off investors like the Coalition

Always ready to attack their opponents for it, it turns out the Coalition is very good at inflicting sovereign risk on companies.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Brandis gets hysterical ... musical impresario Julian Burnside ... guess what, Young Labor is fighting ...

Gone with the wind farms: govt moves to fetter renewables, states say no

Gone with the wind farms: govt moves to fetter renewables, states say no

The federal government says there is "merit" in investigating the effects of "infrasound" and wind turbines. But state environment ministers have said that's total bunk.

Abbott’s longstanding fear of made-up science

Abbott’s longstanding fear of made-up science

Tony Abbott has taken a stand against tall towers that cause all kinds of health problems. But the towers in question are mobile phone towers, and it's 1995. Ketan Joshi explains.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Albo rocks the Bella Union ... Kevin Andrews' fan base ... John Oliver v Barnaby Joyce ...

Chapman: sorry, Gerard, I actually am an authority on health

Chapman: sorry, Gerard, I actually am an authority on health

University of Sydney Professor of Public Health Simon Chapman hits back at his fans in The Australian.

Does the Australian government commit torture?

Does the Australian government commit torture?

Crikey readers have their say on the matters of the day.

The rich list absentee landowners behind Tassie anti-wind farm campaign

The rich list absentee landowners behind Tassie anti-wind farm campaign

Two BRW rich listers have donated thousands of dollars to prevent a feasibility study into a wind farm off the coast of Tasmania.