16 November 2020
Over time, many households in Australia will need to find cleaner and smarter ways to cook, heat water, and warm their homes in winter.
16 November 2020
Prevarication by government and industry, or thinking we can avoid the challenges ahead, will only make things more expensive in the long run.
23 September 2020
At last, the Prime Minister and his Energy Minister are talking the talk on delivering lower emissions, with lower costs.
22 September 2020
Australia needs to use less gas, not more. If you plan to move to net zero emissions, a COVID-inspired gas splurge appears to be a terrible misstep.
9 September 2020
Forget talk of a gas-led or renewables-led recovery. Revival requires credible, stable, integrated energy and climate policy.
12 August 2020
Using gas to fire-up recovery from the COVID recession would simply demonstrate everything that’s wrong with such well-meaning stimulus programs.
22 May 2020
Gas is a valuable resource for Australia with a wide range of applications. But its flexibility means its future role easily becomes hostage to commercial and ideological interests.
7 August 2019
Supply and prices will not improve without additional supply sources. And prices are most unlikely to fall to their historical levels of around a third of current prices.
18 March 2019
Whoever wins the imminent federal election will need to get serious on climate change. The mess that policy uncertainty has imposed on the domestic electricity sector is now being mirrored in gas and coal.
12 July 2018
Australians need energy policy that is driven by neither green evangelism for renewables nor a deep-seated fear to protect the role of coal for baseload power.