The share prices of the oil refiners went ballistic on the ASX today, Viva shot up 7% and Ampol 6%, after the Energy Minister Angus Taylor announced a $2bn subsidy.
And all guns saluted the PM's climate announcements. But while other countries are targeting green hydrogen production, Energy Minister Angus Taylor spruiks clean hydrogen, which keeps fossil fuels in the game. And the Oz found room for an Op-ed claiming that Australia's and America's policies are "not far apart". Michael Tanner reports.
Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor’s backing for the Victorian-based hydrogen export plan, which he described as a “significant project”, defies financial credibility.
Same water, same valuer, $80m and nought. The same type of water licences for irrigation properties near those for which the Coalition government paid $80 million in 2017 were valued at zero between 2008 and 2010, writes investigative reporter Kerry Brewster
Angus Taylor did not declare his financial interest in a company at a meeting with senior environment officials and the office of the then environment minister, Josh Frydenberg about endangered grasslands.
Angus Taylor insists that a doctored travel expenses document was obtained from Sydney City Council's website, a document he used to call Mayor Clover Moore a hypocrite.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor repeatedly stated that greenhouse gas emissions had decreased by 1% when the government’s official figures show emissions continue to increase.
Parliamentary disclosure is a joke. The Register of Members' Interests is routinely gamed and ignored by politicians. This is where MPs are supposed to declare their financial interests.
Liberal Energy Minister Angus Taylor is a prominent critic of wind energy and has undertaken work for the fossil fuel lobby alongside working closely with coal lobbyists.
There is still no evidence that IPFA does much but Angus Taylor's brainchild has just delivered executives another round of lucrative contracts. Jommy Tee and Ronni Salt chronicle the latest movements at the enigmatic Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency (IPFA)
When Angus Taylor was first promoted to the ministry as Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016, he drew on his wealth of knowledge of consultancies to set up the little-known IPFA, the Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency
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