The AEMO Energy Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) released today confirms Australia Institute Gas & Coal Watch analysis that shows that Victoria’s dependence on brown coal and gas is a serious risk to the state’s energy supply this summer.
The Australia Institute made a submission to the Independent Assessment of Social and Economic Conditions in the Murray-Darling Basin.
First there were dead fish and towns running out of water, then #Watergate and now Four Corners have done an investigation into the Murray Darling Basin — again.
Big picture…what’s going on?
The Australia Institute supports the Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019.
This submission considers the implementation of the Basin Plan from a financial auditing perspective.
The climate impact of Australia’s fossil fuel (coal, oil, gas) exports ranks behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia exports in terms of global emissions, according to a major new report from the Australia Institute Climate & Energy Program.
New research from The Australia Institute shows that the vast majority of Australians (84%) support the introduction of rigorous truth in political advertising laws, which could force untruthful claims to be
“More than any other state, Tasmanians live in and on the edges of the bush,” said Leanne Minshull, Director of the Australia Institute Tasmania.
Ever wondered what happens to Tasmania’s beautiful native forests when they are logged? The answer will shock you! As our latest infographic shows just 3% is used for sawn wood and wood-based panels. A STAGGERING 65% GETS LEFT TO ROT (OR BURN) ON THE FOREST FLOOR, while 23% gets turned into wood chips for export. Contrary to the claims of the industry, the main ‘product’ from native forestry is waste!
Part One of a Politics in the Pub talk by Professor Barbara Norman. Prof Norman offers her vision for a sustainable Canberra: one with better public transport, access to renewable energy, better designed suburbs and community hubs. Barbara is the Head of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Canberra. She is also co-director of Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) and an adjunct professor with the Australian National University. Barbara has extensive experience in the public sector and is a former national president of the Planning Institute of Australia.
Part One of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss' talk to Politics in the Pub in Canberra discussing the impact of the mining industry's boom on the rest of the economy. He poses the question 'Does Australia ride on the miner's back?'
Part one of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss in conversation with Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown at Politics in the Pub.