OPINION

The anatomy of an energy crisis (Part 1)

The anatomy of an energy crisis (Part 1)

What energy crisis? Who could forget the energy "crises" that affected electricity supply across south-eastern Australia last year.

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New coal plants wouldn't be clean, and would cost billions in taxpayer subsidies

New coal plants wouldn't be clean, and would cost billions in taxpayer subsidies

Following a campaign by the coal industry, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has argued for new coal-fired power stations in Australia - but these plants would be more expensive than renewables, and carry a huge liability through the carbon emissions they...

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Can waste solve the waste problem?

Can waste solve the waste problem?

Who ever said 'happily ever after' was just the stuff of fairytales?

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Turnbull's energy policy vision: heavy on direction, light on action

Turnbull's energy policy vision: heavy on direction, light on action

Malcolm Turnbull has set a high bar for his government's national energy policy, but in his speech to the National Press Club, the Prime Minister provided little by way of the clear policy direction that is so desperately needed if the bar is to be cleared....

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Our climate is changing. Can the waste sector help?

Our climate is changing. Can the waste sector help?

We are in a strange place with our climate politics.

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Mayors and CEOs have the boldest plans to deliver a sustainable future

Mayors and CEOs have the boldest plans to deliver a sustainable future

The next four years will be crucial in determining if the world can avoid the worst impacts of climate change, keeping the global temperature rise to below 1.5 degrees.

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Should we be looking at new coal-fired power stations?

Should we be looking at new coal-fired power stations?

Are we going to renew Australia's coal-fired electricity generators? It doesn't seem likely. Here's why.

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The future trends of e-waste recycling

The future trends of e-waste recycling

The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future, according to e-waste experts who attended the 2017 International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) last week in Salzburg, Austria.

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With three years to the RET, it's time to get busy with wind and solar projects

With three years to the RET, it's time to get busy with wind and solar projects

Mainstream acceptance among investors and reduced costs have assured a very busy year for large-scale renewable projects, writes Clean Energy Council's Alicia Webb.

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Energy is a cost you can control

Energy is a cost you can control

Increasingly, energy is a risk management issue for business, as purchasing and managing energy has become a complex exercise - so what can business do?

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