Climate Change and Energy

Warming In Antarctica?
20 July 2023

Warming In Antarctica?

This article reflects the author’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 the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published. Only using ‘creative’ statistics Much has been written in
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Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023
8 July 2023

Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023

On July 7, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, addressed IPA members about Australia’s energy security and the need for Nuclear power. Below is a transcript of the conference. Daniel Wild: Well thank you everyone for being with us today. It’s a beautiful morning here in Sydney and a beautiful venue to have this event here today and it’s a great
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Peter Ridd Discussing The Integrity Of Scientific Institutions On Outsiders Sky News Australia
18 June 2023

Peter Ridd Discussing The Integrity Of Scientific Institutions On Outsiders Sky News Australia

On June 18, IPA Adjunct Fellow Peter Ridd joined Outsiders on Sky News Australia to discuss the integrity of scientific institutions. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rowan Dean: Scientists are usually the ones doing the testing, but this time
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Scott Hargreaves Discusses Australia’s Weakening Energy Security On ADH TV
1 June 2023

Scott Hargreaves Discusses Australia’s Weakening Energy Security On ADH TV

Executive Director Scott Hargreaves joins Fred Pawle on ADH TV to discuss the IPA’s latest research into Australia’s energy security following the closure of New South Wales’ Liddell Power Station. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Fred Pawle: Now various
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It’s Time To Concentrate On Keeping The Lights On
31 May 2023

It’s Time To Concentrate On Keeping The Lights On

In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into electricity prices, 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. With the recent closure of the Liddell Power
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Liddell The Line In The Sand
30 May 2023

Liddell The Line In The Sand

With the recent closure of Liddell Power Station, the electricity system is on a knife’s edge. It is time for energy policy makers to take stock – and focus on energy security – before it is too late. Australia can continue down the path of closing what have been reliable low-cost baseload power stations without adequate replacements being available. Or
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New South Wales Vital To Keeping Australia’s Light’s On
30 May 2023

New South Wales Vital To Keeping Australia’s Light’s On

“The closure of the Liddell Power Station has placed Australia’s energy generation network on the brink. Today the challenge is clear, no more affordable and reliable energy can be safely removed from the grid,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In a landmark report on Australia’s energy security, Liddell the Line in the Sand, the
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Bureau Capitulates: But Overseas Model Unlikely to Solve All Temperature Measurement Issues
26 May 2023

Bureau Capitulates: But Overseas Model Unlikely to Solve All Temperature Measurement Issues

This article reflects the author’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 the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published It has only taken ten years, that is how
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Latest Default Market Offers Confirm Net Zero’s Cost
25 May 2023

Latest Default Market Offers Confirm Net Zero’s Cost

“The astronomical rise in Default Market Offers is a direct result of net zero policies that hit Australian households hard, as unreliable renewables continue to push reliable and affordable baseload power generation off the grid,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Essential Services Commission announced Victorian residential customers will see household bills rise
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Coral Snapshot 2022-23, & All the Unanswered Questions
23 May 2023

Coral Snapshot 2022-23, & All the Unanswered Questions

This article reflects the author’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 the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published. Full marks to David Mills, writing in the Courier
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