Australian Liberal Party

It’s A Joyce Choice

Barnaby Joyce is the new leader of the Nationals Party in Australia. Since the Liberals (in name only) govern in a coalition with the Nationals, that makes Barnaby the deputy Prime Minister of Australia. This is frightening stuff, as Mr. Joyce is far more conservative than the right wing of … [continued]

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.