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Tom Swann

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Discussion paper

Dirty big secret: financial performance of fossil fuel companies

Amid the stockmarket turmoil of 2020, fossil fuel companies have performed worse than the wider market. However, the underperformance of fossil fuel companies is not limited to early this year. Fossil fuel companies have performed worse than the wider market over the entire last decade.
Briefing paper

Problems with UNGI

The Underwriting New Generation Investments (UNGI) program has no legislative basis, no guidelines or criteria, and is following no clear process. Despite this the government has already shortlisted projects, made agreements and engaged in detailed negotiations.
Briefing paper

Emissions from onshore gas in Victoria

This research shows that the Victorian government’s key report used to approve onshore gas mining appears to have underestimated the greenhouse gas emissions from new sites by up to 88%.
Discussion paper

Enough scope: coal mines, scope 3 emissions and NSW climate policy

This research from the Australia Institute shows that the New South Wales government’s attempts to force planners to ignore the carbon emissions of the state’s coal exports contradicts NSW climate policy, the Paris Agreement, corporate expectations and economic opportunities for growth.
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All it’s fracked up to be

This analysis shows Northen Territory (NT) fracking emissions under the NT Government’s own fracking inquiry’s high production scenario would be worse than the emissions of Australia’s coal fleet across the National Energy Market (NEM) in 2030, and require more offsets each year than have ever...