Opinion Articles

Aside from being active in news media, our staff often write opinion pieces.

A list of our opinion articles starting with the most recent, is below.

Opinion Articles

New year, same old energy furphies: fact checking the pollies Jan 31, 2017 - 1:30pm

Bill Shorten and Malcolm Turnbull’s National Press Club speeches are likely to feature clean energy and climate in one way or another. While the quality of discussion on these topics had slowly been recovering, with business and civil society calls for bipartisan responses, the political debate has regressed significantly. Some old furphies have re-emerged and I wanted to provide some fact checks.
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2017 climate policy review must be seen for the opportunities it presents Dec 05, 2016 - 3:38pm

The federal government’s announcement that they are going to review their climate change and energy policy framework is to be welcomed by those interested in seeing sensible, effective outcomes achieved in combatting the very real risks climate change poses to our economy, community and environment, writes John Connor in Renew Economy.
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Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund nearly exhausted, emissions keep rising Nov 28, 2016 - 1:49pm

Australia has spent 83 per cent of the ERF budget achieving only 12 per cent of the cuts needed to meet its 2030 target, and significant policy adjustments are needed to put national emissions on track, writes The Climate Institute's Olivia Kember.
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Despite Trump, things are looking up on climate action Nov 22, 2016 - 4:53pm

After Trumpian shocks swept through the dusty gardens and tent halls of the Marrakech climate meeting - the first since last year’s ground-breaking gathering in Paris - some pathways forward revealed themselves, writes John Connor in Crikey.
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Marrakech COP22: IEA issues a Paris reality check Nov 17, 2016 - 2:00pm

COP22 update from The Climate Institute's CEO John Connor. Key points: the IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 makes clear Paris commitments equal near full decarbonisation of energy around 2040, Australia backs long-term Paris objectives in high level session, and more countries announce 2050 decarbonisation plans, writes John Connor in renew Economy.
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