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How much more revenue would the Australian government have if it taxed gas companies properly? | Greg Jericho
At a time when people are struggling to pay the bills, a windfall profits tax could have doubled jobseeker or funded aged care

Greg Jericho

14, Nov, 2022 @1:23 AM

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What is the fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty?
Initiative aims to stop expansion of fossil fuel exploitation, but who supports it and how would it work?

Damian Carrington

11, Nov, 2022 @2:12 PM

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Gas producers using Cop27 to rebrand gas as transitional fuel, experts warn
Companies and financial backers are laying the groundwork for a shift in attitudes towards gas

Ruth Michaelson

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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How dash for African oil and gas could wipe out Congo basin tropical forests
Third of Congo basin’s tropical forests are under threat from fossil fuel investments, undermining climate action, report warns

Nina Lakhani

10, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Major push’ for gas amid Ukraine war accelerating climate breakdown
Experts say world has ‘overreached’ in replacing Russian supply, which could kill 1.5C target

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

10, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Nearly 90% of Australians want government to step in on energy costs, poll finds
Survey shows strong support for lowering prices by limiting exports and imposing windfall profits tax on gas companies

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

09, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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UK campaign on energy ‘could save the Treasury £9bn’
Government guidance would empower consumers, helping them save on bills, says thinktank

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

06, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Australia will bid for 2026 climate summit, but will face pressure to do more this year at Cop27
Labor has improved Australia’s emissions pledge on the one Scott Morrison took to Glasgow, but observers say it will still have questions to answer

Adam Morton

04, Nov, 2022 @11:31 PM

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Thousands left without natural gas in Lithgow and Bathurst amid cold snap
Recent flooding is believed to have caused the pipeline outage in central-west NSW and is hampering repair

Sarah Michell

04, Nov, 2022 @7:34 AM

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Tanya Plibersek to reassess 18 proposed oil and gas projects to consider their climate change impact
Queensland environment group had asked federal minister to revisit decisions made going back to 2011

Graham Readfearn

04, Nov, 2022 @7:03 AM

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Majority of Australians back taxing fossil fuel companies’ super profits, survey shows
Research comes as treasurer acknowledges ‘an appetite in the community’ to strengthen petroleum resource rent tax

Katharine Murphy Political editor

02, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Sale of oil and gas permits casts shadow over world’s second-largest rainforest
Villagers in the Congo basin rely on the forest for food, medicine and spiritual wellbeing, but an auction of exploration rights could threaten that way of life

Cassie Dummett

01, Nov, 2022 @12:15 PM

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