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CEF in the media  |  Dec 9, 2022

The Drum – national cabinet’s energy price relief plan

ABC TV The Drum

Tim Buckley applauds national cabinet’s plan for coal and gas price caps, energy rebates, and energy security, noting a plan to properly tax fossil multinationals reaping war profits off our sovereign public assets is still required. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 7, 2022

Gas producers slammed for cartel amid unprecedented market failure

Sky News

Tim Buckley discusses the gas cartel gouging Eastern Australia with Kieran Gilbert on Afternoon Agenda, noting new CEF figures that show fossil fuel multinationals operating in Australia will book $120-140billion in profits as skyrocketing energy prices crush households and businesses. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 7, 2022

Anthony Albanese offers deal on coal price compensation but states want more

The Australian

Tim Buckley’s Sky News Afternoon Agenda with Kieran Gilbert interview features in this exclusive from The Australian’s chief political correspondent on the federal government’s plans to address the fossil fuel price crisis. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 6, 2022

Call to cap diesel rebate, sting gas firms

Canberra Times

As Tim Buckley says in this piece on solutions to the fossil fuel commodity price crisis across 100+ mastheads via AAP, it is time to cap the gas price, and fix coal royalties, the PRRT, multinational corp tax, and the diesel rebate to claw some dividends back for Australians. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 4, 2022

Critics pan ASIC as ‘toothless tiger’ amid anger over collapse of critical WA coal mine Griffin

ABC online

As a WA MP accuses ASIC of failing to properly investigate a collapsed coal mine threatening the state’s energy supplies, Tim Buckley says it was inexplicable that ASIC failed to scrutinise the company despite obvious red flags. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 3, 2022

Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani steps up green investments


Though his wealth was built from coal mining and other heavy industries, early on Adani recognized the promise of renewable energy, says Tim Buckley, who has been tracking investments in renewables in Asia for decades. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Dec 2, 2022

Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani goes green

Washington Post

Tim Buckley notes that while Adani doesn’t really think about climate science — he does understand the geopolitical and economic interests of India and he positions himself to solve that problem for his own and India’s benefit. Adani Green is what he will want to be his legacy. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 29, 2022

ESG Focus: Eye on green energy

FN Arena

Tim Buckley quoted on hydrogen in this overview on energy transition Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 26, 2022

Is Australia’s clean coal a misnomer?


Tim Buckley comments for German and Swiss media on the Australian coal quality certificate falsification scandal, noting that while the allegations are valid, the offences are not easy to prove as the coal industry had acted skilfully, with data only slightly changed and direct bribes avoided. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 25, 2022

Victoria’s election is a referendum on fossil fuels vs deflationary renewables

Renew Economy

In this op ed one day ahead of the Victorian election, Tim Buckley notes that the Labor government has ambitious new policies that will put Victoria in a world-leading position of 95% RE and 80% emissions reduction by 2035, driving lower electricity prices, gas substitution and decarbonisation. The LNP targets 50% emissions reduction by 2030, but with no policies to deliver on this – and a commitment to turbocharging gas, which will drive the climate crisis and do nothing to address the price crisis. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 24, 2022

Japanese ambassador takes ‘highly unusual’ campaign against Queensland coal royalty hike to mining forum

The Guardian

Tim Buckley says that QLD’s new tiered coal royalty regime structured to capture windfall profits will net $6.4bn more this FY than under the state’s previous royalty regime, while coalminers would still get 80% of QLD’s coal export bonanza – up to $62bn in revenue and record profits of more than $30bn before interest and corporate tax – making the industry campaign against the regime hot air. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Nov 23, 2022

Does Australia have the stomach to become a critical minerals superpower?

PV Magazine

Tim Buckley comments that public opposition has the potential to undercut the burgeoning critical minerals industry unless governments enforce “sensible regulations” early, including recycling, processing facility efficiency and carbon standards and pollution. Read more

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