Climate Change and Energy

Dutton Opens Debate On The Paris Climate Agreement
19 June 2024

Dutton Opens Debate On The Paris Climate Agreement

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research on net zero. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household electricity prices. According to certain sections of the media and the federal government, Peter Dutton’s commitment to scrapping Australia’s
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No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats
13 June 2024

No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into net zero and energy. When the reality of the energy transition dawns on the Australian public, the Coalition will be able to get away with leaving the Paris Agreement. “You can’t be too right too soon and win elections.” That quip from George Romney, governor of Michigan in the
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Net Zero Polling 3AW Mornings – 13 June 2024
13 June 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Net Zero Polling 3AW Mornings – 13 June 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Tom Elliott on 3AW Mornings to discuss the IPA’s research into Net Zero. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a trancript of the interview. Tom Elliott: Now, do you care where your power comes from? The survey of
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Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero
13 June 2024

Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero

“As mainstream Australians continue to suffer through a cost-of-living crisis, it is time governments prioritise energy affordability and reliability, rather than continue to force a failing energy transition to expensive and unreliable renewables,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, a new poll commissioned by the IPA again reinforces that the vast majority
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Peter Dutton’s Leadership On Failed Paris Agreement Welcomed
9 June 2024

Peter Dutton’s Leadership On Failed Paris Agreement Welcomed

“Peter Dutton has shown critical national leadership in rejecting the destructive ‘rachet’ clause of the Paris agreement, which has placed Australian industry and workers in handcuffs, without delivering any discernible environmental dividend,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Yesterday’s announcement by Peter Dutton that should the Coalition be elected, he would not proceed with
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How Science Went Down The Drain
3 June 2024

How Science Went Down The Drain

IPA Review – Autumn 2024

The ‘bootleggers and baptists coalition’ theory helps explain how climate hysteria spread like a pandemic, writes Professor Emeritus of Government Aynsley Kellow. Yes, it’s true that the globe is warming, and that humans are exerting a warming influence upon it. But beyond that—to paraphrase the classic movie The Princess Bride: “I do not think ‘The Science’ says what you think
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Daniel Wild Discussing The Failed Energy Transition On The Bolt Report – 27 May 2024
27 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing The Failed Energy Transition On The Bolt Report – 27 May 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on The Bolt Report to discuss the IPA’s research into climate change and energy. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. James Macpherson: Well, let’s bring in the panel, IPA Deputy Executive Director, Daniel
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Eraring Extension A Victory For Common Sense
23 May 2024

Eraring Extension A Victory For Common Sense

“As called for first by the Institute of Public Affairs, the extension of the Eraring power station’s operations is a victory for common sense and a recognition that net zero requires a drastic re-think,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In May 2023, the IPA launched the landmark research report, Liddell The Line In The
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CSIRO GenCost Misleads Australians With Flawed Energy Cost Model
22 May 2024

CSIRO GenCost Misleads Australians With Flawed Energy Cost Model

“The CSIRO’s latest GenCost report has again relied on the discredited levelised cost of electricity methodology to calculate energy system costs. This gives Australians and policymakers alike a false understanding of the cost of our energy future,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The CSIRO’s annual GenCost report released today, follows IPA research, published in
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Australia’s Energy Market is out of Control – Yallourn Must Remain Open to Avert Blackouts
21 May 2024

Australia’s Energy Market is out of Control – Yallourn Must Remain Open to Avert Blackouts

“Australia’s energy market and its so-called transition is out of control. Today’s warning by AEMO of impending summer blackouts across the east-coast means the Victorian government must keep the Yallourn coal-fired power station open well past its artificial closure date of 2028,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Australian Energy Market Operator’s
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