Climate Change and Energy

The Left’s Selective Catastrophising

Catastrophising comes easily to climate change activists. Our new monarch, King Charles III, declared in 2009 we had only ‘100 months to act’ before global warming becomes irreversible. Democrat Senator…

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Chicken Little Propaganda Dressed Up As Science

The Bureau of Meteorology and the CSIRO have delivered their ­biennial dose of depression about the climate, but their report ignores a slew of positive environmental changes. The Bureau of…

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Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035

While the Coalition want to increase gas supply and combat ever-climbing electricity prices, Labor have presented voters with a plan to turn back the clock and – for one –…

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Callide Crisis A Sign Of Things To Come For Our Energy Network

“The shutdown of all the generators at Callide, and the likely blackouts and load-shedding to follow, is a frightening reminder of how fragile Australia’s energy system is thanks to the…

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The Kids Aren’t Alright

The Age of Anxiety has dawned. While this may be easy to dismiss as a natural corollary of the recent pandemic, when one looks a little closer, it’s not hard…

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Net Zero: Keeping Australia In The Dark

It is claimed that Abraham Lincoln once said, ‘You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool…

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Victoria’s Energy Policies Are A Direct And Devastating Attack On Working Families

“The commitment to end coal-fired power generation in Victoria by 2035 is a direct and devastating economic attack on Victorian working families. It will set off a cost-of-living crisis the…

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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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