29 August 16

Queensland should cash in on solar jobs boom

In Queensland, 2700 direct jobs would be created if 10 new solar farm projects currently under consideration by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency go ahead. Yet the Federal government is considering cutting vital ARENA funding.

19 August 16

COAG must set Australia on clean energy path

The COAG Energy Council meeting should be used to come up with a plan for Australia to move away from coal to renewable energy.

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18 August 16

Will Buru Energy's plan to frack the Kimberleys cost Barnett the election?

WA Labor's pre-election commitment to a public inquiry on fracking is gathering support after the Barnett Government approved Buru Energy's fracking for gas in the iconic Kimberley region.

06 August 16

Dear Minister Frydenberg – by ACF President Geoff Cousins

ACF President Geoff Cousins write in the Saturday Paper about Josh Frydenberg's biggest challenges.

02 August 16

Big bucks, radioactive waste and a biased inquiry

Who was behind the SA Nuclear Royal Commission’s enthusiastic pro-dump recommendations? 

29 July 16

Greasing the Wheels: report lays bare Queensland mining companies’ extraordinary access to government

There’s something rotten in the state of Queensland, and it smells a lot like gas and mining. Hannah Aulby explains.

29 July 16

Don’t blame renewables for South Australia’s price spikes

Some ill-informed analysis has attempted to paint climate change and energy issues simply as a political fight between progressive and conservative political forces, writes ACF's economist Matthew Rose.

15 July 16

Australia's nuclear powered PR in melt down

With nuclear energy take-up shrinking post Fukushima, Australia continues to ignore the UN's call for an independent cost-benefit analysis of our high risk-low return uranium trade, writes Dave Sweeney

11 July 16

Australians still waiting for climate leadership

Judging from the federal election you wouldn't know that the public call for leadership on climate change is the highest it has been for a decade in Australia, writes ACF President Geoff Cousins

07 July 16

There's never been a more pressing time to combat climate change

While Australia reels from an unsettled election, one thing remains clear: the next government will need to act quickly on climate change if we are to honour Australia's Paris Climate commitments, writes Suzanne Harter