Climate Change

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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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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Business Has Bigger Worries Than ESG
30 May 2024

Business Has Bigger Worries Than ESG

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 30 May 2024 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. One explanation for the seeming decline in discussion about ESG is that it’s
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Economic Scorecard Data Nine News Melbourne – 26 May 2024
26 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Economic Scorecard Data Nine News Melbourne – 26 May 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild on Nine News Melbourne discussing the IPA’s Economic Scorecard research. 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. Peter Hitchener: Businesses are abandoning Victoria to set up shop interstate, but the government has rubbished the ABS
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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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Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 2024
21 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 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: All right. Well, we’ve had warnings about blackouts every summer for the
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Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies
17 May 2024

Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies

“Australians can have no confidence in the review ordered by the federal environment minister into the grubby tactics of the Environmental Defenders Office. It is nothing more than a stitch up to protect the government’s political allies,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In November 2023, the Federal Court granted a last-minute injunction to
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Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror
3 May 2024

Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror

Brendan O’Neill is one of the world’s leading advocates for freedom of speech and civil liberties. As part of his successful Australian tour for the Institute of Public Affairs, Brendan O’Neill called out the practice in the West of forgetting about Covid lockdowns and Islamic terrorist attacks. This speech was written by Brendan O’Neill in his capacity as a guest
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