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CEF in the media

CEF in the media  |  Nov 11, 2022

COP27: India, China on track to overachieve 2030 UN climate targets

Business Standard

Tim Buckley highlights progress on decarbonisation in India and China, noting, for example, that at the current rate of installs, China is on track to reach its 2030 renewables target of 1,200GW five years earlier with a possible plateauing of emissions this decade, ahead of the 2030 official peaking target. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 11, 2022

What the Origin bid means for Australia’s energy transition

Investor Daily

Tim Buckley in an extended interview with Investor Daily looks at the huge private equity bid by Brookfield and MidOcean for Origin Energy, coupled with their $20bn commitment to renewables, and AGL’s prospects to transform from climate laggard to leader ahead of its AGM, noting the accelerating capital flows to decarbonisation. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 10, 2022

Big bid for Australia’s Origin defies industry fear of gas price cap


Tim Buckley notes that Brookfield and MidOcean’s bid for Origin exposes the “lie that governments working in the interests of Australians in an energy crisis will scare off foreign investment.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 7, 2022

What’s expected to happen at COP27?

Triple J Hack

Tim Buckley breaks down expectations for COP27, with compensation for the climate change loss and damage suffered by poorer nations top of the agenda this year. (at 21:25). Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 6, 2022

Entire state’s power system on the brink as Indian loan to Aussie miner Griffin Coal turns toxic

ABC online

A deepening coal crisis in Western Australia, linked to an Indian bank loan to gone bad, is threatening to turn the lights out this summer. Tim Buckley explains in this feature from ABC national energy reporter Daniel Mercer. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 4, 2022

Pressure mounting on $318b energy giant that says it cares about climate

Sydney Morning Herald

Despite the very real problem of greenwash, Tim Buckley remains hopeful that some leading fossil fuel companies will pivot to play their part in reducing climate change via ongoing scrutiny from consumers, shareholders and authorities, and ongoing investment in the financial and technology sectors. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 3, 2022

Australia and US push to ‘friendshore’ critical supply chains draws rebuke from China

PV Magazine

“Friendshoring” – ensuring supply chains come from geopolitical allies – is the focus of this piece featuring the work of CEF’s Tim Buckley and Matt Pollard analysing critical minerals value adding projects in Australia. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 3, 2022

Australia’s playbook to become a renewable mineral superpower 

Climate & Capital Media

CEF’s Tim Buckley and Matt Pollard explore how Australia’s new Labor government has set its sights on 21st-century gold: value adding our world leading supplies of lithium and rare earth minerals. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 3, 2022

Energy efficiency tips to fortify your home as climate change warms the planet

Canberra Times

Tim Buckley says Australia’s energy crisis predicament could have been avoided by policy certainty around renewable energy. “We really need to see the $20 billion ‘rewiring the nation program’ implemented at speed”. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 2, 2022

Nowhere for polluters to hide: Satellites track power station emissions in real-time

Renew Economy

Tim Buckley says the current reporting of emissions data by the Clean Energy Regulator is ad hoc and partial and “having real time satellite data by facility, that is independent and transparent, would be a huge step up.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 2, 2022

Drop the defeatism. From Lula to renewables, there’s reason for hope on climate

Yahoo UK

Tim Buckley comments on China’s leadership on decarbonisation in this positive international story on the progress being made to a better future. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Oct 31, 2022

Gas exporters in frame as government looks for revenue boost

Sydney Morning Herald

Tim Buckley says the Petroleum Resources Rent Tax, designed to raise revenue from multinational gas producers making superprofits, is structurally flawed and predicts a Treasury review currently underway will find that it is not operating in the national interest. The Treasurer has undertaken to carefully consider the advice as pressure for a solution to the gas price crisis ramps up. Read more

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