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Australia’s electricity emissions jump 5.5% since Coalition dumps carbon price

Australia’s electricity emissions continue to rise, now 5.5 % higher than before carbon price was dumped, putting Australia against the global trend which is seeing energy emissions flat-lining even as the global economy expands.Pitt & Sherry analyst Hugh Saddler says in his latest … Continue reading

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Direct Action a damp squib will not touch Australia’s top 20 polluters

…after all rules and concessions are applied, not one of Australia’s 20 largest emitting facilities is expected to exceed their baseline – despite almost all being forecast to grow their emissions over the next 10 years…This means largest electricity generators … Continue reading

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If mains gas is cheap, expect even more emissions

  New report raises prospect of more, not less, emissions as the world rushes to more shale gas. Proponents have previously claimed that gas will displace coal. But this report finds that, if gas is cheap, consumption of energy will increase, … Continue reading

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