4 January 2021
Policymakers should take 2021 as an opportunity to reconcile political fears with economic substance and answer one of the most important policy issues of our time: how to deliver reliable, low-emissions energy at lowest cost.
23 September 2020
At last, the Prime Minister and his Energy Minister are talking the talk on delivering lower emissions, with lower costs.
26 February 2020
In all the strategies and tactics of Australia’s energy and climate-change policy wars, the most disturbing development is that carbon pricing became roadkill.
24 January 2020
The Prime Minister has an opportunity to inch Australia towards zero emissions despite the climate deniers. Here’s how he could grasp it.
8 October 2019
Our policy would give a clear signal for investment in new, clean power supply before – not after – coal closures, and better manage Australia’s energy transition.
3 September 2019
If we are prepared to reform our existing markets and institutions then we could reclaim the competitive energy advantage that we have thrown away.
22 May 2019
The short-term energy outlook may be kind to Scott Morrison. But Coalition party room cohesion will be critical when the winds change – as they will.
8 May 2019
It will cost more to meet Labor’s 45 per cent emissions reduction target than the Coalition’s 26 per cent target. So Labor must prosecute the case that justifies the higher target.
26 April 2019
Australia’s electricity is more polluting, less reliable and more expensive than many comparable countries. Here’s how the winner of the 2019 federal election can turn this around.
5 April 2019
Whoever wins the 2019 election must not squander the opportunity to finally forge a coherent climate-change policy. Australians want credible action on emissions but reassurance that electricity will remain reliable and affordable.