4 May 2021
Energy Australia’s Tallawara B gas plant in NSW shows that the private sector can deliver cost-effective, low-emissions electricity. Governments should step back from big-stick interventions.
3 May 2021
The Victorian Government deserves credit for adopting emissions reduction targets based on science and expert advice. But the broader strategy is a sad consequence of the as-yet-unfinished climate war.
27 April 2021
Technology development is only one leg of a three-legged stool of actions for a complete strategy. Tech deployment and efficient markets are the other two.
12 April 2021
Our economic modelling shows that renewables can get Australia most of the way to net-zero emissions without disrupted supplies or skyrocketing prices.
11 April 2021
Australia does not need to continue to rely on coal-fired power stations. But moving quickly to 100 per cent renewable electricity is not the best way to reach net-zero emissions.
1 April 2021
For the sake of our health as well as our environment and economy, governments must do more to prepare for climate-related natural disasters.
14 March 2021
We can muddle through with go-it-alone state policies and pay for an illusion of certainty. Or we can find our way back to a well-designed and well-regulated market.
22 February 2021
A pragmatic review of the status of our climate change policy debate and the challenges ahead could shed some light on possible ways forward for politicians from both sides, and for Australians in general.
8 February 2021
Ruling out a carbon price denies the Coalition the most effective way of getting the technology solution that it wants.
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.