• Shadow climate change and energy minister Mark Butler

    Shadow climate change and energy minister Mark Butler put the emissions drop down to Labor-era policy and the drought. Image credit: Lukas Coch/AAP

    Daily briefs: Emissions, as measured, are falling

    By Alexander Liddington-Cox, Fri 29 May 2020

    Emissions were improving even before the Covid-19 shutdown but Australia hasn't scored the pollution-busting boost other nations have seen.

  • Chief Scientist Alan Finkel speaks to Energy Minister Angus Taylor

    Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has tapped Chief Scientist Alan Finkel to chair the panel advising on the new Low Emissions Technology Statements. Image credit: AAP

    Emissions data 'all Australians can be proud of'

    By Marion Rae, Fri 29 May 2020

    Emissions were improving even before the Covid-19 shutdown, according to official emissions data, but Australia hasn't scored the pollution-busting boost other nations have seen.

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    Tue 26 May 2020

    Millions of Australians face a September cliff edge where current government and bank support cuts out but the Morrison government has a plan for a plan.

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    Energy and resources firms hold the line against the Covid-19 shutdown, while regulators ease up on reform.

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  • ‘Team Territory’ gunning for NT

    Wed 27 May 2020

    The Green Paper on Operation Rebound maps an NT reboot, backed by a squad of bankers, policymakers, community leaders, retired politicians, and oil and gas executives.

  • IT grows cyber risks

    Mon 25 May 2020

    Technological advancement is leading to greater efficiency, but also increased risks of cyber attacks, the Bank for International Settlements has found.