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A chronicle of the issues and responses to the challenges of the new economy.

 

A chronicle of the issues and responses to the challenges of the new economy.
The danger of stranded assets lurks for unwary coal producers
The prevailing mainstream commentary of the Australian coal sector is that its future is secure. Any lost demand from China for Australian exports will be replaced by demand from India. Other growth markets such as South East Asia will also fill the gap. Shifts in demand for renewable energy are not material to the outlook. But some key trends
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Malcolm Turnbull wants to embrace disruptive technology – he can start with solar power storage
In his media conference immediately after winning the Liberal leadership, Malcolm Turnbull had some words to say on the subject of technology: We have to recognise that the disruption that we see driven by technology, the volatility in
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How to get the best value for money out of the coming home battery boom
Home power storage batteries are coming to a house near you as the game-changing technology – which promises to let you store solar energy for later use when the sun isn’t shining – begins appearing
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How we got the horseburger: A look at transparency across 6 major industries
Due to the multi-agency world we live in, we have a transparency problem. Why do we need transparency? Here is a video clip from the end
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How to make Perth more like Las Vegas and less like Melbourne
  The West Australian government announced this week that it is abandoning it’s light rail plans for Perth and instead pursuing buses because they are
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Australia and competitive cities
Australian demographer and commentator Bernard Salt wrote, in The Brisbane Mail, about A smart way for growth for Queensland. Salt mentions the MONA effect. That is the positive
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The Griffith Review: Looking West
THE PILBARA, THE mighty, resource rich, economic powerhouse in Australia’s far north-west, is breathtakingly vast and ecologically unique. It has been subject to gargantuan economic
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OPEC v oil prices: how the world’s biggest oil cartel lost its power
With oil prices on the slide, members of the once-dominant Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided last week not to attempt to rally
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China and the free rider problem, solved
Jemma Green's talk given at Melbourne University's Carbon Bubble public lecture. This was published in the West
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Palmer deal gives green light to Direct Action – experts react
The federal government’s Direct Action climate policy, a A$2.5 billion scheme aimed at paying polluters to cut their greenhouse emissions, is set to be approved in the Senate after a deal between environment minister Greg Hunt and Palmer United Party leader Cli
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