Power price politicking

A concerted media campaign has driven consumer interest – and anger – in rising power prices. In pandering to that anger, our politicians just shove the problem under the bed – to the detriment of all.

On Tuesday Climate Spectator ran a piece by Keith Orchison, complaining about how in the Western Australian state election, the Labor Party was using power price rises as a political weapon to bludgeon the Barnett Liberal government. Orchison was absolutely right to complain.

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