energy prices

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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Energy Security Board Head Bells The Cat on Net Zero Failure
7 June 2022

Energy Security Board Head Bells The Cat on Net Zero Failure

“The fact that the Federal Government’s number one energy security adviser has declared that renewables cannot provide the baseload power Australia needs demonstrates how dangerous net zero is for the future of our nation,” said Dr Kevin You, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported in Nine Newspapers today, Chair of the Energy Security Board, Anna Collyer,
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Net Zero Pulling The Plug On Australian Manufacturing
6 June 2022

Net Zero Pulling The Plug On Australian Manufacturing

“Australia’s leaders need to wake up to the reality of the net zero-led energy crisis that is driving our manufacturing sector to the brink of collapse,” said Dr Kevin You, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported in The Australian: the increasing cost and dwindling supply of coal, compounded with the unreliability of renewables, is driving massive
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Labor, Big Business Mugged By Reality On Net Zero
3 June 2022

Labor, Big Business Mugged By Reality On Net Zero

“An energy crisis of chronic supply shortages and explosive price hikes is gripping the country as a direct and immediate result of net zero,” said Dr Kevin You, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen on Thursday refused the opportunity to rule out appealing to Australia’s coal-fired power generators to help
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Net Zero Means Heaters Off
2 June 2022

Net Zero Means Heaters Off

“Yesterday, on the first day of winter, the Australian Energy Market Operator made the extraordinary emergency assessment that rationing gas may be required in response to shortages and explosive price hikes, which is a clear sign of net zero in action,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. It was reported yesterday that the Australian
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Barnaby Joyce Is Right About Net Zero Cost
1 June 2022

Barnaby Joyce Is Right About Net Zero Cost

“Barnaby Joyce’s observations about the cost of net zero in terms of power, petrol, and grocery prices shows net zero emissions by 2050 is heavily contested among real Australians and must be debated,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today on his Facebook page, Barnaby Joyce said “when you pay for your power, you
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Senate Coal Committee Report A Sellout
29 November 2016

Senate Coal Committee Report A Sellout

The interim report of the Senate Environment and Communications Committee Inquiry into the retirement of coal-fired power stations is a short-sighted, ideologically motivated document, according to free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs “This report is a sell-out of Australian households and businesses, as well as the tens of thousands of people that are employed in coal mines
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