Climate Change and Energy

Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole
22 February 2024

Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole

“Blackouts in Victoria demonstrate what happens when ideology trumps engineering in an energy system. Western Australia is on track to make the very same mistakes as the east-coast, and it will cost the state billions of dollars,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA launched a new research report, Unachievable at Any
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Unachievable At Any Cost
22 February 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

To meet its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80 per cent below 2020 levels, the Western Australian state government will decommission its remaining coal-fired power stations by the end of the decade. Western Australia is uniquely vulnerable to issues arising from the intermittency of renewable energy generation due to its geographical isolation and lack of network interconnectivity. In
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Activists’ Bid For Ban Puts Jobs At Risk
17 February 2024

Activists’ Bid For Ban Puts Jobs At Risk

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. 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. Don’t let Tasmania’s salmon
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Blind Climate Faith Leaves Us In The Dark
16 February 2024

Blind Climate Faith Leaves Us In The Dark

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into climate change. The West’s Net Zero policies are the ultimate act of zealous faith The climate change debate is frequently couched in quasi-religious terms. There are the ‘believers’ on one side, and the ‘sceptics’ and ‘deniers’ on the other. Religious concepts like original sin (our carbon footprint), penance
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Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef
15 February 2024

Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef. Hard-working Aussie fishermen, and the people who depend on them, are about to suffer severe restrictions on their production. And all based on dubious science. Australia’s federal government has thrown the barramundi fishing industry to the sharks as part of the blackmail payout
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Dr Peter Ridd – Culture Wars On The Great Barrier Reef – IPA Academy
9 February 2024

Dr Peter Ridd – Culture Wars On The Great Barrier Reef – IPA Academy

Dr Peter Ridd delves into these questions and shows how alleged poor health and threats to the Reef are overstated for political purposes, which raises important questions about the credibility of our scientific institutions with IPA Academy attendees. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript
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Bureau Of Meteorology Refuses To See The AI On The Horizon
8 February 2024

Bureau Of Meteorology Refuses To See The AI On The Horizon

This article reflects the IPA’s ongoing research into the methods used by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to collect, collate, adjust and publish temperature and rainfall data. Research into this topic have been published in Climate Change: The Facts. Dictatorship of the woke bureaucrats The Bureau of Meteorology has failed in its forecasting of the weather this summer, but not
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Government Can’t Have A Stake On Both Sides
3 February 2024

Government Can’t Have A Stake On Both Sides

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. 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. The emphatic verdict of
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Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis
1 February 2024

Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis

In this article, Stephen Wilson contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on Australia’s energy security and its importance to national security. The need to secure Australia’s energy supply could not be more urgent. Not since wartime has the concern for Australia’s energy security been so profound. Australia is on the cusp of an energy crisis, decades in the making. And ripples
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Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?
19 January 2024

Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?

In this article,  Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. 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. It is not unreasonable
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