Australia

Australia swelters in heatwave and argues about energy future – The Guardian – 10/02/2017

As records tumble on east coast, politicians debate the energy mix they need to combat climate change and ensure supply.

Source:  The Guardian, 10/02/2017

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Australian Recession Fears Fade With Trade Surge – The wall street journal – 02/02/2017

Surprise record trade surplus seen as source of optimism for economy

Source:  The wall street journal, 02/02/2017

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Australian Recession Fears Fade With Trade Surge – The wall street journal – 02/02/2017

Surprise record trade surplus seen as source of optimism for economy

Source:  The wall street journal, 02/02/2017

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Australian Recession Fears Fade With Trade Surge – The wall street journal – 02/02/2017

Surprise record trade surplus seen as source of optimism for economy

Source:  The wall street journal, 02/02/2017

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Investor risk now higher in Australia than New Zealand – Euromoney – 26/01/2017

The rating agencies still won’t budge as the two countries’ risk scores diverge.

Source:  Euromoney, 2017/01/26

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Australian economy 2017: bad news for jobs but no recession – Financial Review – 27/12/2016

(by John Edwards, non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute, an adjunct professor at John Curtin Institute of Public Policy, Curtin University) As for the Australian economy, I doubt we will see even a technical recession let alone a real one. But growth may well be too slow to reduce underemployment and perhaps to stop the [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Climate change: Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions may surpass its commitment level soon – International Business Times – 05/12/2016

Despite global efforts to curb global warming and climate change, Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are rising. The country has already spent 20 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions allowance for year 2050.

Source:  International Business Times, 2016/12/05

By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Australia ratifies climate pact amid Trump fears – Phys.org – 10/11/2016

Australia ratified the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, amid fears US president-elect Donald Trump could follow through on his pledge to "cancel" the landmark pact aimed at tackling global warming. More than 100 nations representing 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions have inked the historic Paris Agreement, the world's first universal climate pact, which came [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Australia’s risky debt binge sparks warning by IMF – The Newdaily – 06/10/2016

The International Monetary Fund has warned that Australian households are on a potentially dangerous debt binge in the wake of the global financial crisis. The wakeup call comes as the IMF puts global public and private debt levels at $US152 trillion ($199 trillion), putting some advanced economies now at greater risk in the event of [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy – The Washington Post – 29/09/2016

A rush by Australia’s state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country’s energy security, the federal government warned Thursday after all of South Australia state lost power.

Source:  The Washington Post, 2016/09/29

By |September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |