energy crisis

The End Of An Era – Vale Patrick Michaels
20 July 2022

The End Of An Era – Vale Patrick Michaels

There was a time when it was possible to point out an error by way of a rebuttal published as a note in a scientific journal – even in the journal Nature, even when it went against the catastrophic anthropogenic global warming agenda. The late Patrick Michaels had a note published back in 1996 (vol. 384, pg. 522) explaining that there
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Coalition Sells Out Victorian Families And Small Businesses For Inner-city Elites
18 July 2022

Coalition Sells Out Victorian Families And Small Businesses For Inner-city Elites

“The Victorian Coalition’s pledge to adopt Labor-Green policy to legislate a 50% reduction in the state’s emissions by 2030 shows how out of touch they are with the concerns of families and small businesses facing crippling power bills,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Matthew Guy’s commitment is also at odds with the Victorian
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Poll: Australia’s Great Energy Crisis
14 July 2022

Poll: Australia’s Great Energy Crisis

“Australians want new coal-fired power stations built to ensure they have access to reliable and affordable electricity as the Great Energy Crisis continues to engulf the nation,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. A new poll commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs, reinforces that a majority of Australians want practical and proven solutions
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Crisafulli Sells Out Regions For South-East Elite On Net Zero
11 July 2022

Crisafulli Sells Out Regions For South-East Elite On Net Zero

“David Crisafulli’s pledge to adopt the Labor-Greens policy of net zero emissions by 2050 shows he is just another politician selling out the regions to appease the south-east elite,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. A recent poll commissioned by the IPA showed 66% of Queenslanders want to pause net zero, more than any
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There Will be A Price To Pay For Sustainable Energy
4 July 2022

There Will be A Price To Pay For Sustainable Energy

If the pundits are to be believed, the march of ESG through Australian boardrooms is an unstoppable force, so said Moody’s Head of Sustainability at their conference recently in Sydney. What started as a push to ensure environment, social and governance perspectives were given due weight in assessing companies and securities, is now shorthand for declaring certain forms of value-creation
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Poll: Australians Want To Hit The Pause Button On Net Zero
30 June 2022

Poll: Australians Want To Hit The Pause Button On Net Zero

“Australia’s deepening energy crisis of chronic supply shortages and skyrocketing prices is a direct and immediate result of the policy of net zero emission by 2050, and Australian’s want to hit the pause button,” said Gideon Rozner, Director of Policy at the Institute for Public Affairs. A new poll commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs, reinforces that a majority
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Victoria’s Winter Of Discontent
18 June 2022

Victoria’s Winter Of Discontent

The power supply crisis hitting Victorian families, small businesses and manufacturers is not an accident. These are the blackouts Australia did not need to have. The crisis has been caused by deliberate policy choices made by low-voltage politicians, on both sides of politics, cheered on by corporate and media elites, for more than a decade. On the first day of
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Net Zero Will Be The New Zero-COVID
16 June 2022

Net Zero Will Be The New Zero-COVID

The energy crisis should prompt Peter Dutton to ditch the 2050 emission target that, like eliminating the virus, no one will ever admit to supporting in a few years time. Eventually, net zero will be akin to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Just as one day no one will ever admit to having supported lockdowns, people will say “net zero? What was that?” And
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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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