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CEF in the media  |  Sep 2, 2022

NSW government’s commitment to pumped hydro storage, ABC Illawarra

ABC Radio

The government announced support for five new pumped hydro schemes across the state. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Sep 2, 2022

Government pumps $44m into hydro projects to plug energy gaps

Sydney Morning Herald

Tim Buckley highlights the need for investment in geographically and technologically diverse energy, e.g. solar, wind-pumped hydro and other technologies as climate change and its costs accelerate. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Sep 2, 2022

Got gas: Do super profits call for super taxes?

Stockhead

Tim Buckley comments in this piece on the case to tax fossil fuel war-profiteers’ financial bonanza. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Sep 2, 2022

OP ED | Moving beyond 82% RE by 2030 needs pumped hydro investment now

Renew Economy

Tim Buckley commends NSW commitment to PHS but says that Australia also needs to upscale a range of firming technologies, batteries and grid connectivity. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 30, 2022

Huge profits for fossil-fuel giants Woodside and Santos stoke calls for windfall tax

The Guardian

Senator David Pocock and former Labor foreign minister Bob Carr join Tim Buckley in pressing the government to match nations like the UK and Indonesia and claw back fossil fuel multinationals’ superprofits. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 27, 2022

The problems with Snowy Hydro

ABC NewsRadio

As energy minister Chris Bowen sacks the CEO of Snowy Hydro 2.0, Tim Buckley on cost blowouts in the scheme and conflict over the use of green hydrogen in the Kurri Kurri power plant. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 27, 2022

China’s insolvency crisis

The Saturday Paper

As Tim Buckley points out, the catastrophic drought in China has resulted in power shortages, since hydro is 20 per cent of generation. As a result, major manufacturers have had to curtail operations – including some producers of solar cells. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 22, 2022

Tim Buckley on CEF Windfall Profits report

Alan Jones - Australian Digital TV

Tim Buckley on the need for tax reform to ensure a community dividend from the superprofits fossil fuel multinationals are making by exploiting Australians’ sovereign resources. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 21, 2022

OP ED | It’s time for fossil fuel profiteers to pay their way

Sydney Morning Herald

Tim Buckley writes that there’s never been a better time – or a more urgent imperative – to take a cold, hard look at the super-profits currently enjoyed by fossil fuel companies. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 20, 2022

Australia’s energy crisis makes winners out of fossil fuel exporters and losers of everyone else, expert says

ABC online

Tim Buckley says rocketing coal and gas prices are a blessing for exporters and a curse for everyone else as Australia’s biggest players – from oil and gas producer Santos to coal exporter Whitehaven and global mining giant BHP – book windfall gains. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 19, 2022

What if China saved the world and nobody noticed?

Sydney Morning Herald

Tim Buckley: “While China leads the world in coal use, it also leads in wind and solar, EV production, batteries, hydro, nuclear, heat pumps, grid transmission and distribution, green hydrogen – every zero-emissions technology today.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 19, 2022

This is total greenwash: Santos claims massive Alaska oil project will be carbon neutral

Renew Economy

Tim Buckley says a reliance on carbon offsets to deal with the emissions output of the project is fundamentally flawed. Read more

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