Renegade PUP – Jacqui Lambie – Heralds Demise of the Mandatory RET

The credibility of any political party pronouncing any policy position is directly proportional to the unity demonstrated by elected members within that party: Politics 101. Barely a week has passed since big Clive Palmer announced that his Palmer United Party (PUP) would use its balance of power in the Senate to block any changes whatsoever […]

A “Sweet” Renewable Future for FNQ: or, “Is there Method in Palmer’s Madness”?

**** As STT has already pointed out, retaining the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and the mandatory RET makes no sense for a political party which helped to kill the “carbon” tax (with no ETS to replace it) because of the punishment it caused to businesses and households through spiralling electricity bills. Since big Clive’s announcement, […]

Wind Industry Doomed as Smokin’ Joe Hockey Shuts Down CEFC Lending for Wind Farms

**** Having killed the “carbon” tax in an eye-blink – a business killing and family punishing $23 a tonne tax on carbon dioxide gas – Clive Palmer vowed to use his ability to block legislation proposed by the Coalition in the Senate to prevent any changes to the mandatory Renewable Energy Target; and the abolition […]