Article
Mike Sandiford
Publication Date: 
8-9-2014
The carbon tax repeal legislation received Royal Assent on Thursday, 17 July 2014. So, at the time of this writing, we now have over six weeks data to assess the response of Australia’s National Electricity Market. And respond it has, with renewable generation falling by some 27 percent, and coal generation (particularly brown coal) and emissions up, compared to the equivalent period in the last year of the tax in 2013.
Article
Will Howard
Publication Date: 
26-8-2014
A top economic advisor to the Australian Government recently suggested in an op-ed published by the national daily The Australian that one scenario we should be prepared for is global cooling due to a possible change in solar activity. Certain reports in the U.S. media have also suggested cooling may already be upon us because of the sun. What is one to make of this?
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