Climate Change and Energy

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia
18 April 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the tragic stabbings at Bondi, the terrorist attack on a Bishop in Sydney’s south-west, and whether multiculturalism can continue to form the basis of our migration program. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic
18 April 2024

Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic

“The proposed federal Environment Protection Agency would empower unelected, activist bureaucrats to make decisions in relation to critical resources projects, and greatly diminish the role of elected governments,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek confirmed that the government would proceed with its job destroying Environment Protection
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Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024
9 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on Credlin Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research into the agricultural land use required for renewable energy projects. 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. Peta Credlin: Welcome back. Still to come,
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Kellow How Science Went Down The Drain – References
25 March 2024

Kellow How Science Went Down The Drain – References

Alexander, R B 2022, ‘Chinese Whispers: How Climate Science Gets Lost in Translation.’ Note 37. Global Warming Policy Foundation, London. Alimonti, G & L Mariani 2023, ‘Is the number of global natural disasters increasing?’ Environmental Hazards, 1-17. Arrhenius, S 1896, ‘On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air upon the Temperature of the Ground.’ Philosophical Magazine and Journal of
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Dutton’s Nuclear Push Triggers Usual Anti-science Fallout
21 March 2024

Dutton’s Nuclear Push Triggers Usual Anti-science Fallout

In this article, Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into nuclear energy. Peter Dutton’s tilt to nuclear power is courageous. He will be opposed by the forces of anti-science, fearmongering and ignorance. The Opposition Leader’s task would be easier if the public knew about the significant doses of radiation they receive from natural sources and
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Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk
20 March 2024

Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk

“The Queensland government’s emission reduction policies, including net zero emissions by 2050, has the potential to put up to 157,000 jobs across Queensland at risk, with the regions set to be hit the hardest,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a landmark research report titled, An analysis of the employment consequences
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Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland
20 March 2024

Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland

In February 2024, the Queensland state government introduced the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 into the Legislative Assembly. This bill will enshrine targets to reduce emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, 75 per cent below 2005 levels by 2035, and net zero emissions by 2050. This report finds that the policy and legislation enshrining a net
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IPA Research Tour Of Central Queensland To Discuss Impact Of State Energy And Emissions Policies
19 March 2024

IPA Research Tour Of Central Queensland To Discuss Impact Of State Energy And Emissions Policies

“Queensland’s regions are under attack from an onslaught of political polices that are designed to undermine the existence of the very industries these communities rely upon for employment and growth,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the IPA will travel to central Queensland to release new research which focuses on the jobs
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Needs More Democracy, Not Less
15 March 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Needs More Democracy, Not Less

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the future of the AUKUS partnership and the growing challenges on the international front. The surprise results of the Irish referenda are dissected. And Tony shares his perspective on why four year fixed terms are a bad
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Future Of Energy Is Costly
13 March 2024

Future Of Energy Is Costly

In this article, Rocco Loiacono contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. I believe it was Albert Einstein who stated that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly but expecting a different result. This, it seems, is Energy Minister Chris Bowen’s modus operandi – insisting renewable energy is
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