climate

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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Museums Of Vandalism, Doomsayers, And Climate Catastrophe
21 December 2022

Museums Of Vandalism, Doomsayers, And Climate Catastrophe

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 21 December 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. It is probably fair to say that the last few months in the life
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Climate Anxiety Is Free To Disrupt
29 September 2022

Climate Anxiety Is Free To Disrupt

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 29 September 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. By backing in the worst extremes of climate hysteria, Australian courts – and our
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When Big Parties Look The Same, Voters Turn Elsewhere
8 June 2022

When Big Parties Look The Same, Voters Turn Elsewhere

Australia issued its verdict at the polls last month. It may not be the desired outcome for all, but it’s an outcome we must respect. This was the most unconventional federal election in recent memory in more respects than one realises. For years the moderates in the Liberal Party ran the narrative that conservatives needed to tone down and embrace
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Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up
9 May 2022

Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up

“Jim Chalmers’ proposed ‘accord’ on climate policy is an elitist stitch-up between the big end of town which is getting wealthy off green subsidies at the expense of the jobs of mainstream Australians,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today the Australian Financial Review reported that should Labor win government, Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers
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Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim
14 April 2022

Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been tasked with reporting on the state of the corals and coral cover. They surveyed John Brewer Reef in March, made no mention of any coral bleaching in their report, and stated coral cover to be just 21.8%. There are no photographs. Underwater photographer Leonard Lim visited this same coral reef a month
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Labor Would Keep Us Handcuffed To The Paris Climate Deal
12 November 2020

Labor Would Keep Us Handcuffed To The Paris Climate Deal

Opposition legal affairs spokesman Mark Dreyfus’s comment yesterday that Joel Fitzgibbon’s opinions on climate change represented the views of “only a handful” of people within the Labor Party is precisely what someone representing the bayside suburbs of Melbourne would say. And Anthony Albanese’s recommitment to Labor’s net-zero emissions by 2050 mandate is exactly the type of policy someone from inner-city
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Abbot And Marohasy Respond To Criticisms Of GeoResJ Paper
15 November 2018

Abbot And Marohasy Respond To Criticisms Of GeoResJ Paper

Historical Temperature Reconstructions and Estimating the Contribution of the Industrial Revolution to 20th Century Warming 1. Introduction During the 12th Century, the English philosopher, diplomat and bishop, John of Salisbury (1120-1180) wrote that we see more and farther than our predecessors, not because we have keener vision or greater height, but because we are lifted-up and borne aloft on their
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Australia Must Withdraw From Paris
30 August 2018

Australia Must Withdraw From Paris

“The Morrison Government must put Australians ahead of European bureaucrats and withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement”, said Daniel Wild, Research Fellow at the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. In a speech today (30 August 2018) at a small-business summit in Sydney, the Minister for Energy, Angus Taylor, outlined the government’s plans for the energy sector.
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Put Vit Jedlicka on Mt Rushmore
22 February 2018

Put Vit Jedlicka on Mt Rushmore

This is the moment Simon Breheny actually got a clap on Q&A on Monday night! Who knew that the Q&A audience would be so enthusiastic to find out that the $60 billion being spent on renewables by 2030 could build 10 nuclear reactors that would reduce costs and emissions? Read Daniel Wild’s Parliamentary Research Brief on the folly of Australia’s renewable energy policies from February last year. Everything you need to know about
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