‘We can’t afford to waste another decade’:Chalmers says the 2020s will define Australia’s economic future

‘We can’t afford to waste another decade’:Chalmers says the 2020s will define Australia’s economic future

The treasurer says the choices made this decade around three key areas - renewable energy,industry and technology - could determine the nation’s long-term future.

  • byShane Wright

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James Packer eyes Argentina energy,mining investment

James Packer eyes Argentina energy,mining investment

James Packer is believed to have explored investment options during a dinner late last year at a racetrack in Buenos Aires with businessmen and politicians.

  • byJonathan Gilbert
Ikea owner takes stake in $2b Victorian wind farm

Ikea owner takes stake in $2b Victorian wind farm

‘The perfect country’:Ikea’s Australian boss says the group will look for more investment opportunities in Australia as it works towards emissions reduction.

  • byEmma Koehn
Battle of the billionaires:Cannon-Brookes and Forrest clash over Australia’s energy future

Battle of the billionaires:Cannon-Brookes and Forrest clash over Australia’s energy future

If Andrew Forrest’s Squadron Energy acquired the failed Sun Cable project at a cheap price,would it potentially link in to the billionaire’s other projects in Queensland?

  • byAnne Hyland
Fossil fuels fall to record low in power grid as renewables hit new high

Fossil fuels fall to record low in power grid as renewables hit new high

Both black and brown coal fell to their lowest average shares since the east-coast electricity market was created in 1998.

  • byNick Toscano andMike Foley
Cannon-Brookes takes swipe at Forrest,commits to rebuilding Sun Cable

Cannon-Brookes takes swipe at Forrest,commits to rebuilding Sun Cable

Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes’ investment fund Grok says it is willing to work with a consortium of “constructive” new investors to rebuild the collapsed $35 billion Sun Cable project.

  • byDominic Powell
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More than 20 bids:Singapore’s energy target ‘on track’ despite Sun Cable woes

More than 20 bids:Singapore’s energy target ‘on track’ despite Sun Cable woes

The company’s slump into administration shapes as a potential setback for Singapore’s plans to import low-carbon electricity but it has other options.

  • byChris Barrett
Forrest v Cannon-Brookes:The billionaire game of chicken over giant solar project
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Forrest v Cannon-Brookes:The billionaire game of chicken over giant solar project

Australia’s two high-profile environmental warriors have a marriage of ideology but money and control speak a different language.

  • byElizabeth Knight
$25b Sun Cable project collapses after dispute between Forrest,Cannon-Brookes

$25b Sun Cable project collapses after dispute between Forrest,Cannon-Brookes

The renewable energy project is in administration after billionaires Mike Cannon-Brookes and Andrew Forrest couldn’t agree on a path forward.

  • byDominic Powell
We’ve entered the era of unnatural disasters. Here’s what we must do

We’ve entered the era of unnatural disasters. Here’s what we must do

We have long been warned that climate change would intensify the severity and frequency of extreme weather. That future has now arrived.

  • byLesley Hughes
Who saves the planet may run it

Who saves the planet may run it

Climate diplomacy is critical,but it is dividing even Western powers that need to be aligned. Isolating China,meanwhile,will only preclude co-operation with the biggest polluter on the planet.

  • byLiam Denning