Alan Moran

We should be afraid of rising fuel costs, not climate claims

27 September 2019 1:18 pm

With the children’s week-long climate crusade now approaching its end, the United Nations meeting on climate change, accompanied by the…

Standby for next week’s UN doomfest for climate crazies

18 September 2019 11:03 am

The push is on ahead of the upcoming UN Climate Summit to be held next week in New York. Although…

Subsidies, bureaucrats, blackouts and bills: inside our electricity disaster

26 August 2019 5:00 am

The Australian Energy Market Operator is one of the half dozen different government institutions responsible for planning and managing the…

Nobbling the new gold rush

7 August 2019 5:00 am

The rising price of gold is stimulating a boom in new activity. However, Victoria is one state government standing firm…

Farming, fibs and Four Corners

11 July 2019 5:00 am

From little things, big things grow. And so, for the 60 odd years until the nineteen-nineties, we saw the land…

The Clover Moore catastrophe

28 June 2019 3:18 pm

Clover Moore’s Sydney, with its Climate Emergency clarion call, is far from the first city to adopt the zero-emissions-by-2050 mantra. …

Angus Taylor: fighting for coal and cheap power, but is it too late?

29 May 2019 6:14 pm

In contrast to his predecessor, the eminently likeable Josh Frydenberg, Angus Taylor can be abrasive and has managed to antagonise…

Our hard-won prosperity – and how to keep it

14 May 2019 12:52 pm

The different rates of change in world income levels have provided Australia with a magnificent base on which to build…

Forget the “watergate” conspiracies: here is the truth about the Murray

28 April 2019 7:47 am

The Murray Darling River is facing a plethora of publicity: fish deaths due to mismanagement of flows by the responsible…

The scare is settled? Have the climate catastrophists won?

19 March 2019 12:17 pm

Evidence does not seem to matter in the debate on human-induced climate change. Hardly anyone is listening to reason. Minds…

Energy policy: the $72 billion fair dinkum disaster

26 February 2019 12:03 pm

Energy and climate change policy in Australia and other western democracies is now, along with immigration and its associated fear…

The myths of the Murray

17 February 2019 9:41 am

Over the past century, the Murray Darling river’s naturally highly irregular flows have been transformed to convert it into the…

Liberal luvvies for higher power prices

20 December 2018 8:39 am

Politicians as targets of the French gilets jaunes are omnipresent in Australia and have, with their climate change-driven energy policies,…

Labor’s energy deal: Shorten facts, but you’ll pay more

21 November 2018 12:03 pm

Sucked in by spurious claims of the loss of 99 per cent of all coral reefs, mounting natural disasters, a…

Socialism will impoverish you, but it won’t solve climate change

24 October 2018 7:30 pm

Writing in The Guardian Australia, Geoff Sparrow is not the first person to call for a socialist “dictatorship of the…

Liddell is just part of a bigger battle

22 May 2018 4:44 pm

Like a border skirmish that develops into a global conflagration, John Howard’s policy to require “two per cent additional energy”…

Tariffs and trade: not that simple

13 March 2018 5:47 pm

The attention attracted by US import duties is important on many dimensions. Alan Kohler, in the process of suggesting that…

The Snowy scam, the Donald and death of Australian industry

6 March 2018 12:59 pm

It seemed too good to be true: Snowy being bought by the Commonwealth from state governments in what appeared as…

The politics is proven, but is the science?

1 March 2018 4:23 pm

Work conducted by highly respected NASA scientist Roy Spencer estimates a maximum increase of 1.54°C in global temperatures from greenhouse gases, less than half that…

AGL: impoverishing the nation to boost its bottom line

14 December 2017 10:58 am

The supporters of renewable energy continue to claim – as they have for the past 30 years – that wind/solar…

Turnbull’s energy policy proposals: more steps forward than back?

22 November 2017 2:48 pm

The Government has now received but not yet released a report into the energy market plans it wants to put in place. …

End the renewables rorts now for cheap power

17 October 2017 11:01 am

The government’s abandonment of the expanded renewable energy target that the Finkel report recommended represents a careful compromise. The Prime…

Escaping the renewable energy subsidy trap

18 September 2017 1:23 pm

An endgame is now underway in the renewable energy scam that has been responsible for destroying the nation’s electricity industry…

How to turn cheap power back on

21 August 2017 4:54 pm

Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg claims that renewable energy is a disruptive force in the energy market in the same way as the…

Renewables, 18c and the many paradoxes of Tony Abbott

30 January 2017 12:12 pm

In his address to the Young Liberals in Adelaide over the weekend, Tony Abbott once again demonstrated how wonderful he is…