Swamped with artless energy policies

Australian governments of various types have implemented 230 schemes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the energy equation is still hopelessly wrong.

The rule of thumb for eyeing energy policy proposals is that, if one is a wholly political concept, it’s by definition mad, bad or dangerous, and often all three.

Whether executives in suits will say it or not, this is what is behind the emerging corporate anxiety about the Coalition’s ‘Direct Action’ replacement for the Rudd/Gillard governments’ carbon policies.

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