Climate Change and Energy

AGL’s Loy Yang Closure To Leave Families In The Dark And Electricity Bills Up 21%

“AGL’s early and unanticipated closure of Loy Yang A is estimated to result in a 21% increase in the average retail electricity bill across the National Electricity Market,” said Daniel…

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New Great Barrier Reef Video Series By Peter Ridd And True Arrow Events

Just completed 4 short videos on the reef in front of a brilliant audience of young people in Melbourne. The videos go over the main threats to the reef and…

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Climate Anxiety Is Free To Disrupt

By backing in the worst extremes of climate hysteria, Australian courts – and our justice system in general – are increasingly in danger of losing their perceived legitimacy. This week,…

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Unrealistic Unreliable Unaffordable

The big plan that Australia can build enough wind farms, transmission lines, and back-up storage to power a renewable energy future is deluded and unachievable at any realistic cost, argues…

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A Tale Of Two Cities

It is a tale of two cities. First is Barcaldine, Queensland, which has been left reeling after a proposed coal-fired power station was recently crushed by state and federal Labor…

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Barrier To Prosperity

Scares over carbon emissions and the Great Barrier Reef are driving red tape that hits regional communities across Australia, reports IPA Research Fellow Kevin You. Red tape has rightly been…

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Our Election (Campaign) Was Stolen

This is the first IPA Review since the recent Federal Election. The result was of course a source of joy for the ALP and a deep disappointment for the Liberal…

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Annual Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release Vital For Australia’s Energy Security

“It is absolutely critical, in a time of energy shortages and global instability, that Australia secures its domestic oil and gas supplies. This is why Resources Minister Madeleine King’s exploration…

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BOM Buries Record Daily Rainfall During Lismore Floods

The NSW Premier handed down the 2022 Flood Inquiry report last week and at the same time many of the 1,498 written submissions were made public. The submissions make for harrowing reading,…

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Labor Living In Cloud Cuckoo Land On Energy Policy Future

Affordable and reliable electricity is central to everything Australia does. But in pursuit of a policy of net-zero emissions by 2050, the new federal Labor government has doubled down on…

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IPA Research: Labor’s Net Zero Bill To Open Green Lawfare Floodgates – $100BN In Projects At Risk

“Labor’s net zero legislation will unleash a torrent of legal activism by green groups that risks shutting down critical natural resources projects at the time Australia is in the midst…

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Time For JCU To Accept It Has A Problem With Research

The University of Delaware has conducted an investigation into Danielle Dixson, who worked on the effect of carbon dioxide on reef fish while at James Cook University. It found she…

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Riddikulus Reef-dementors

The death of the Great Barrier has been greatly exaggerated Harry Potter fans know what a Dementor is. To quote Remus Lupin it is a creature that: glories in decay…

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Good News About Corals – As Legislation Introduced To Devastate Farming

It is no coincidence that the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) report claiming record high coral cover was released on the same day the net zero legislation passed…

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The Big Winner Is China

The ongoing net zero push for renewable energy has one major beneficiary – and it is not Australia Last month, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, addressing the media at the Pacific…

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Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up

Refurbishing our coal plants to extend their working life, scrapping the renewable energy target and increasing gas exploration is the simplest solution to Australia’s power demands in the immediate years…

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Latest Survey Of ‘Coral Cover’ Fundamentally Unscientific

According to the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science report, there is record coral cover at the Great Barrier Reef. Yet this is less than 30 percent at about half of…

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The Reef Is Strong, So Stop The Scare Campaign

The latest data on coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, should be a cause for celebration. Church bells should be ringing…

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