Tag Archives: climate policy

Energy executives say gas market to blame for South Australia’s woes

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A gas processing facility in Queensland. AGL Energy bosses blame unreliable energy supply in SA on ‘dysfunction’ in the gas market. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Main problem afflicting country’s grid is the lack of clear policy direction from Canberra, witnesses tell Senate inquiry

March 7, 2017 — Senior executives from AGL Energy have given evidence that the main issue causing problems with reliable energy supply in South Australia is “dysfunction” in the gas market – not too many wind farms making the grid unreliable. Continue reading Energy executives say gas market to blame for South Australia’s woes

Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces

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In this file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a meeting on carbon pricing at the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, France, November 30, 2015. Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA
‘We want a low-carbon economy that continues to provide good jobs and create opportunities for all Canadians’

VANCOUVER, Canada (Mar. 3, 2016) — Canadian aboriginal leaders demanded Wednesday, March 2, a bigger role in the country’s fight against climate change, on the eve of a meeting between Prime Continue reading Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces

Why climate change is an ethical problem

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Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers floating near Greenland in 2013. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

January 10, 2016 — Climate change presents a severe ethical challenge, forcing us to confront difficult questions as individual moral agents, and even more so as members of larger political systems. Continue reading Why climate change is an ethical problem