A recent piece published on The Conversation attacking the credibility of current and former public servants who work, or have worked, in the resources sector deserves a response.
South Australian Greens leader Mark Pownall is flying his colours proudly this week: more wind and solar energy, no matter what the cost and what the impact on people.
An attempt to place a permanent moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing in Tasmania was voted down by the state government on Wednesday.
Australia does not have much petrol – without recharge, storage would last only 2-3 weeks. If there was an interruption to imports, industry and consumers would be in serious strife, with rationing likely within a week.
It is indicative of the ‘who cares’ policy approach of the New South Wales Greens that they now want the State’s only natural gas supply shut down.
This week’s renewable energy announcement by the Victorian Government sets the scene for higher electricity prices and more pain for businesses and consumers.
Many Australians are paying more than they need to for their electricity, it has been revealed this week. To try to help consumers get the best deal, the Federal Government is moving to encourage electricity retailers to be more open with their pricing and billing practices.
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been in the news this week for spending close to $4,000 of taxpayer money to go whale-watching with her 10-year-old daughter.