Whatever your position on renewable energy for our domestic needs might be, trying to scuttle our second biggest export earner is reckless economics and irresponsible politics.
Apart from geological constraints, other factors that could affect Permian growth are increasing service costs and potentially persistently low oil prices.
While governments stress the subsidy blade of the scissors, the fossil fuel penalty blade is powerful at cutting fossil fuel energy supply too.
The actual and opportunity cost runs into many hundreds of millions of dollars in lost or delayed investment. And that means a lot of employment opportunities for our fellow Australians.
What do Albert Einstein, Salvador Dali, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Freddie Mercury have in common? They were refugees.
How efficient are different types of batteries/energy sources? A key metric is 'energy density'.
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Dick Smith recently released a booklet designed to tell the full story on housing.
When it comes to banking and superannuation, competitive neutrality should include government competition against the private sector.
There are clear signs of a nuclear slow-down in China, the only country with a large nuclear new-build program.
Around the world, finance is a major policy problem driven ultimately by the ease with which insiders can advantage themselves (sometimes illegally, but mostly legally) against outsiders.
One would think that perhaps we would keep an open mind regarding alternatives; instead of buying the tired old argument that anything else must either lead to totalitarianism, or be incurably utopian.
Energy prices aren’t high because of 'wishful thinking' and 'green religion' - they’re high because of too little thinking and the wrong kind of religion.