Climate Change and Energy

Major Parties Fail To Understand The Impact of Net Zero On The Hunter

“Both major parties fail to understand the significant economic and social impacts that a policy of net zero emissions by 2050 will have on the Hunter’s workers and community,” said…

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Net Zero To Hammer The Hunter: Eraring Job Losses Up 40%

“The net zero emissions by 2050 target, supported by both major parties, will inflict irreparable economic and humanitarian damage on the Hunter Valley,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at…

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IPA Report: The Employment Consequences Of The Early Closure Of The Eraring Power Station

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) was among the first organisations in Australia to quantify the potential employment impact of a policy of net zero emissions by 2050. In April…

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IPA Touring The Hunter Valley Net Zero Impact Zone

“The Hunter Valley is the canary in the coal-mine for what happens to communities when there is nothing left to replace the resources industry being shut down by net zero,”…

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Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up

“Jim Chalmers’ proposed ‘accord’ on climate policy is an elitist stitch-up between the big end of town which is getting wealthy off green subsidies at the expense of the jobs…

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Australians Won’t Pay For Net Zero

“That a significant majority of Australians have again been found willing to pay little or nothing to cut emissions reinforces that support for net zero in the community is shallow…

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Fuel For Thought

Taking advantage of Australia’s huge uranium reserves to generate nuclear power is clearly our best path to prosperity and a better environment, argues communication and marketing expert John Kananghinis. If…

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A Land Of Droughts And Flooding Rains: Forecasting Rainfall At Long Lead Times

The IPA has today released a new research paper by Senior Fellow, Dr John Abbot, highlighting the recurrent patterns of drought and flooding rains in Australia – challenging claims that…

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Regional Australians Deserve Better Than Net Zero Hush Money

“Rather than handing out yet more net zero hush money to regional Australians, the Coalition must scrap net zero to protect regional jobs and economic opportunity,” said Daniel Wild, Director…

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IPA Welcomes Overdue Walk Back On Net Zero

“There is now a significant groundswell of support in the community for the Prime Minister to dump net zero ahead of the election to save regional jobs and bolster national…

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IPA Report: Net Zero Means No New Coal, Gas, Oil Jobs

“A net zero emissions by 2050 target means that, at a minimum, every coal, gas, and oil project in the construction pipeline will need to be scrapped, cancelling over 478,000…

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Highest Tide On Falling Sea Levels In Noosa

I live by the sea and like walking along the coastline including scrambling over the rock ledges in Noosa National Park. All the way from Noosa to Sydney it is…

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Net Zero Jobs A Myth

Today’s analysis by Frontier Economics managing director Danny Price that Labor’s claim that 604,000 jobs would be created by renewable energy is “just plain wrong” and backs in recent research…

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Bipartisan Commitment To Coal Must Be Backed By Action

“The bipartisan commitment to future coal mines is a welcome development for Australia’s future, but it must be backed by tangible policy commitments such as slashing red tape and scrapping…

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So Much For Deep Distress

According to The Guardian, John Brewer Reef is at the “centre of a widespread coral bleaching event” with its corals in a “battle” against an “unprecedented” sixth event. The ABC…

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Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been tasked with reporting on the state of the corals and coral cover. They surveyed John Brewer Reef in March, made no…

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Greens Put The Price On Their Net Zero Ransom Note

“At the National Press Club today, the Greens’ leader announced the price of his net zero balance of power ransom note: it is the jobs of 653,600 Australians,” said Daniel…

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The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts

“With Labor leader Anthony Albanese forgetting even the most basic of economic statistics on the first day of the federal campaign, it’s good time to remind all political leaders about…

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