Net Zero Policy

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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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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IPA Report: Net Zero To More Than Double Family Electricity Bills
23 June 2022

IPA Report: Net Zero To More Than Double Family Electricity Bills

“The blackouts and energy supply crisis gripping the nation have given Australians a rare glimpse into the future that awaits them as a direct result of the policy of net zero emission by 2050,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. A landmark research report Australia’s Net Zero Energy Crisis: An analysis of the electricity
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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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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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We Need Power Now
14 June 2022

We Need Power Now

Australia must scrap net zero emissions targets and bolster its coal, gas and nuclear resources Over the last two decades, Australians have suffered through low voltage leadership, which has culminated in the dawning energy crisis that Australia certainly did not need to have. Australia has thousands of years of coal supplies. Yet, under the policy of net zero emission by
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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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