Australian election

Shock Australian National Election Victory Bodes Ill For Climate & Clean Energy

Australia went to the polls on Saturday in a long-awaited Federal election whose conclusion was so far beyond doubt the bookmakers decided to pay out a day or so in advance, but the conclusion was not to me, and the Coalition Government was returned to power in a shock election victory which will likely severely curtail the country’s climate and clean energy policy.

Australian State Election Portends National Boost To Renewable Energy Sector

The Victorian Labor Party was re-elected to power in the State’s Saturday election this past weekend in a victory that is being described as “stunning,” “a landslide,” and a “bloodbath.” In fact, the Labor Party will return to power with more seats than have been held in over 15 years, delivering the party a strong mandate that includes important policies on climate change and renewable energy.