Nuclear circus

Nuclear circus

Nuclear bill shock is a taste of what Australian consumers can expect, if the Coalition’s quixotic policy to build new nuclear generation in this country ever comes to pass. As any expert can tell you, including the CSIRO, nuclear power is one of the most expensive...
Climate control

Climate control

After last Thursday’s shock announcement of Labor’s Future Gas Strategy, which locked in the use of gas until 2025 and beyond, all eyes in the climate community were on Treasurer Jim Chalmers yesterday as he delivered what we hoped would be better news for renewables....
Budgeting for a baby

Budgeting for a baby

Jim Chalmers wants me to have a baby. Actually, Jim Chalmers needs me to have a baby – preferably two or three – as he told The Sydney Morning Herald last week. Australia’s natural birth rate sits at around 1.6, one of the lowest fertility rates in our history and...
Gaslit future

Gaslit future

You might be feeling a sense of déjà vu today as Labor rolls out their Future Gas Strategy, backing gas development to infinity (2050) and beyond, citing “facts and data” as their basis. Australians voted for real climate action in 2022, yet one can’t help...