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Energy

Gas pipelines: “flea-bitten nothing” or monopoly?

APA Group isn't Google, it's not Facebook, Amazon or Microsoft either. It hasn't invented an industry-changing, revolutionary new technology. It runs boring old gas...

Bewitched by clean-coal fairies, Canberra hints at more fossil fuel hand-outs

It was a timely reminder of the foolishness of flinging $1 billion in taxpayers' money at Indian coal magnate, Gautam Adani, and a project...

As power bills swell, so do the fortunes of power companies and billionaires

Spiralling power bills have made energy poverty a grave issue in Australia. Indeed the entire economy is hostage to rising energy costs. Yet there...

The Charge of the Lignite Brigade

The latest brainwave from the Federal government is to lavish a $1 billion taxpayer subsidy on a foreign billionaire to build the world's biggest...

Too slick: oil major BP misleads parliament

When executives from BP Australia fronted the inquiry into corporate tax avoidance last year, they omitted to inform the senators presiding that their parent...

Visit Australia, home of the world’s nuclear waste dump!

"Come visit Australia, home of the world's nuclear waste dump!" It's got a ring about it, no doubt about that. Imagine the tourism potential, imagine...

Why Adani’s Carmichael doesn’t stack up

Curiously, the Queensland government appears keener to get Adani's $10 billion thermal coal mine up and running than Adani itself. There are no earthworks happening...

#Adani #coal: Queensland government’s sneaky deal will not save India’s poor

When the world was busy being gobsmacked by Donald Trump's win on Wednesday this week, the government of Annastacia Palaszczuk snuck through a devious...
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Why gas prices are through the roof

Interview with analyst Bruce Robertson about rampaging gas prices and Australia's gas cartel who have been driving the myth of a gas shortage.

Mine voids: big party, now for the hangover

Mining companies and regulators have gravely underestimated the costs of mine rehabilitation, leaving taxpayers in the gun for billions of dollars in clean-up costs,...

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