Off the Charts // Climate & Energy
A picture tells a thousand words and Off the Charts is where you’ll find the charts and graphs that tell the most interesting stories. Across all the areas the Australia Institute covers, we give you the pictures that help you understand what is really going on in the world.
Consultancy firms boast of action on climate change while advocating for more coal mines
Consultancy companies like to boast they are committed to action on climate change, but they much prefer overstating the benefits of coal mines
Surging mining sector profits are distorting Australia’s economy.
Profits in the mining sector are surging, but output is not – and the increased prices come at a cost to the rest of the economy
Ignore the fears from the gas industry, Australia has more than enough gas
Once again the gas industry is crying wolf and telling us we need more gas to prevent shortages. But if you read beyond the scare quotes today’s report from Australia’s Energy Market Operator report shows we already have more than enough gas.
Rising transport emissions show the need to end subsidies for high-emitting SUVs and utes
The latest emissions projections reveal that emissions from SUVs will cancel out the reductions that occur due to electric vehicles
Australia has the power to guide the world’s transition away from fossil fuels
In the drive to electrifty everything, Australia is positioned to be a world power
The Budget reveals the failure of the PRRT
Right now the gas industry is booming, but the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax is not.
Australia’s tax system is failing to deliver the benefits of the gas boom
Norway shows how Australia can get a fair return from oil and gas
Australia’s and Norway’s economies both have massively profitable resource industries, but Norwegians receive a much larger and fairer share
The latest emissions figures show just how far Australia has to go
Counting land use might make things look better, but it is a fake picture of Australia’s emissions
Jobs in air transport remain down even as Australians get back travelling
The lack of workers is the major reason for the flight delays and airport wait-times. People are back travelling, but the air travel workers are not.
Off the Charts is curated by the Centre for Future Work’s Labour market and Fiscal policy director Greg Jericho.
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