Rearranging Deckchairs on the Titanic: or Ian Macfarlane’s Futile Efforts to Save the LRET & his mates at Infigen

**** For more than just a little while, STT has been pointing out that the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) is simply unsustainable – be that as a matter of simple economics; or as a cold, hard political fact. A couple of weeks back, we provided a very detailed analysis as to just why the […]

Dennis Shanahan: time to scrap the “secret” carbon tax

**** The Australian’s Dennis Shanahan has come out swinging against the RET – calling it the “secret” carbon tax that simply has to go. Abbott finds energy to act on ‘secret’ carbon tax The Australian Dennis Shanahan, comment 18 February 2014 AFTER years of shadow boxing, Tony Abbott has finally decided to act on the […]