Government

Victorian government’s coal to hydrogen plans come under fire

The Victorian government’s plan to turn brown coal into hydrogen in line with long-term plan by Japanese interests will make it harder for the state to meet its climate commitment of keeping global warming under the two degree threshold, environmental critics say.

The NESS is dead. Finally!

Finally the spectre of a National Energy Savings Scheme (NESS) has been removed, freeing up the states to get on with rolling out variations on current successful state schemes.

Queensland hedges its bets on energy

The Powering Queensland Plan unveiled by the Palaszczuk government wants all options on the table, including gas, coal and renewables. While it includes a commitment to achieving a 50 per…

Victorian government gives EUAs a boost

Victoria’s commercial buildings will get a boost to their sustainability potential following the announcement of a new collaboration between the state government and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund. The program involves…

Russia and US’s new “axis of fossil fuels”

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said last Friday that the Russian leader is keen to meet with US President Trump. When they meet you can bet that high…