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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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State’s Dream Of Net Zero By 2030 Is Simply Unachievable
2 May 2024

State’s Dream Of Net Zero By 2030 Is Simply Unachievable

In this article, Kevin You and Rocco Loiacono contextualise and disseminate the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. In June 2022, the State Government announced its plan to close all state-owned coal-fired power stations by 2030
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Parliamentary Research Brief – NSW Government Must Intervene Now To Save Eraring And Stop Power Price Increases
23 August 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – NSW Government Must Intervene Now To Save Eraring And Stop Power Price Increases

The increase in electricity prices in NSW and across the national electricity market (NEM) caused by the closure of Hunter Valley’s Liddell Power Station in April 2023 is a lesson the government must learn about the future of Australia’s energy market. The next coal-fired power plant scheduled to end operations, Eraring, must not be allowed to close without a like-for-like baseload
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Callide Crisis A Sign Of Things To Come For Our Energy Network
4 November 2022

Callide Crisis A Sign Of Things To Come For Our Energy Network

“The shutdown of all the generators at Callide, and the likely blackouts and load-shedding to follow, is a frightening reminder of how fragile Australia’s energy system is thanks to the policy of net zero emissions by 2050,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, due to compounding equipment failures, the Callide Power Station, located
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A Tale Of Two Cities
15 September 2022

A Tale Of Two Cities

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy security, 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
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Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up
5 August 2022

Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up

Refurbishing our coal plants to extend their working life, scrapping the renewable energy target and increasing gas exploration is the simplest solution to Australia’s power demands in the immediate years to come. Good on Peter Dutton for bringing on a debate about nuclear energy this week, taking aim at a longstanding sacred cow in Australian energy policy. Starting a debate,
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Energy Crisis Is New Normal Under Net Zero
14 June 2022

Energy Crisis Is New Normal Under Net Zero

“The energy supply crisis being inflicted on Australia’s eastern seaboard is not an accident; it is a core design feature of the policy of net zero emissions by 2050, which is still supported by both major political parties,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. IPA research and analysis has identified that over the next
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Power Price Hike Already More Than Double What Australians Will Pay For Net Zero
26 May 2022

Power Price Hike Already More Than Double What Australians Will Pay For Net Zero

“The anticipated explosion to household electricity bills is a direct and immediate consequence of a policy of net zero emissions, which is forcing affordable and reliable coal-fired power off the electricity grid,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, The Australian and the AFR reported that the Australian Energy Regulator has released its final
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IPA Report: The Employment Consequences Of The Early Closure Of The Eraring Power Station
11 May 2022

IPA Report: The Employment Consequences Of The Early Closure Of The Eraring Power Station

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) was among the first organisations in Australia to quantify the potential employment impact of a policy of net zero emissions by 2050. In April 2022, the IPA released its landmark report, The Economic and Employment Consequences of Net Zero Emissions by 2050 in Australia, which estimates the potential costs of a policy of net zero emissions
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The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts
12 April 2022

The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts

“With Labor leader Anthony Albanese forgetting even the most basic of economic statistics on the first day of the federal campaign, it’s good time to remind all political leaders about the facts of their bipartisan, economically destructive net zero emissions by 2050 target,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute for Public Affairs. Recent research and analysis by
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