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Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Nov 11, 2022

India-China investment analysis in electricity as COP27 progresses

With COP27 underway, the idea of developed countries supporting developing countries with more than just talk has already backslid from “compensation” to the more nebulous political speak of “cooperation and facilitation”. However, trends in the electricity sector in China and India are showing significant promise, and speak more meaningfully than watered-down global promises. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Nov 8, 2022

GUEST CONTRIBUTION | Decarbonising finance: lessons from world economies as India’s central bank addresses climate risk

Financial governance and risk expert Praveen Gupta looks at global moves to decarbonise finance, as the RBI consults on climate change with more than $84bn of debt at India’s leading financial institutions at risk from extreme weather events. (A version was first published in Illuminem.) Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Nov 6, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Are banks walking the climate talk? | + social mandate grows for windfall tax

We launch a new series analysing the big 5 banks’ climate finance and decarbonisation progress, plus, the latest in our series on critical minerals value-adding opportunities in Australia, and calls for a windfall tax on war profiteering fossil fuel multinationals grow. Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Nov 4, 2022

COMMENT | Federal assessment of major coal and gas projects’ climate harms a step toward a prosperous, clean energy future

Tim Buckley comments on the implications of the landmark news today that the federal environment minister will reassess 18 coal and gas projects on the basis of climate impacts – a first. Read more

Presentations |  |  Nov 1, 2022

GUEST CONTRIBUTION: Presentation to Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) conference, 19 October 2022, Nicolette Boele

Guest contributor Nicolette Boele, Smart Energy Council Expert Adviser, Electrification of Everything, and Shadow Representative for the federal seat of Bradfield, NSW, shares her insights on the key factors needed to drive the energy transition at the scale and pace required and in a way that leaves no one behind. Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Oct 31, 2022

ANALYSIS | State and federal support key to Australia becoming a critical minerals super power

In #6 in CEF’s series on critical minerals, Matt Pollard and Tim Buckley review key Australian public financial capital initiatives and their role in accelerating Australia’s critical mineral supply chain value-adding projects, with a focus on key examples. Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Oct 27, 2022

COMMENT | International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2022

The IEA released its flagship annual World Energy Outlook this afternoon AEDT against the backdrop of intersecting energy and climate crises. The WEO provides critical analysis and insights on trends in energy demand and supply. Here are CEF’s key takeouts. Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Oct 26, 2022

ANALYSIS | Federal budget: Substantial progress on energy transition, but fossil fuel tax reform a serious omission

The budget is pragmatic and aligned with the government’s positive energy transition commitments. However, the absence of any meaningful fossil fuel tax reform is a major omission. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Oct 21, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | A transformative week in Australia’s energy transition

IN this update, we track a transformative period in Australian energy policy with the federal government announcing the first tranche of its $20bn Rewiring the Nation plan and major advances in Victoria and QLD Read more

Presentations | Tim Buckley  |  Oct 13, 2022

Master Class: The maths of energy investment – Energy transition momentum is building

Tim Buckley’s presentation to PWC and the YPO (Young Professionals’ Organisation) Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Sep 9, 2022

COMMENT | Now the race begins

The Australian Government has rejoined the global fight against the climate crisis, legislating a 43% emissions cut by 2030. Read more

Presentations | Tim Buckley  |  Aug 3, 2022

Investing During the Energy Transition

Tim Buckley’s presentation to the Investment Innovation Institute (i3). Read more

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