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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
CEF in the media  |  Aug 19, 2022

OP ED | AGL leadership farce: blind to the climate science and still in the control room

Renew Economy

As Tim Buckley writes, in the face of a global and domestic energy crisis of shortages and hyperinflation in all fossil fuel commodities, the AGL leadership farce continues. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

How a great big tax on fossil fuel profits could fix Australia’s energy crisis

Michael West Media

“A leading environmental and economic think tank is calling for urgent fossil fuel tax reforms that could add hundreds of billions to government coffers, accelerate decarbonisation, and even help to fix the current energy market crisis.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on how price for gas on east coast is being ramped up tenfold

Sky News

Tim Buckley is interviewed by Kieran Gilbert on Sky News Afternoon Agenda about the east coast cartel and CEF’s Windfall […] Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on CEF Windfall Profits report ABC Newcastle Drive

ABC Radio

The Hunter region could be a major beneficiary from an improved fossil fuel tax and royalty regime, as Tim Buckley discusses in this interview Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Proposal for state to reap $26bn windfall from coal prices – front page story

Newcastle Herald

CEF report shows coal royalties could increase 400% this year with a progressive tax regime, leaving billions more to support communities undergoing energy transition. Read more

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