Andrew Scarlett


All talk, no action: the coal industry and energy poverty

This paper argues that coal companies are not, in general, major contributors to energy poverty alleviation efforts. Overview The term "energy poverty" refers to people who do not have access to electricity and clean cooking facilities. Globally, 1.3 billion people do not have access to...

Economics, agriculture and native vegetation in NSW

Introduction: Native vegetation and regulations relating to its management have a minimal economic effect on agriculture in New South Wales (NSW). The state produces between $10 and $16 billion in agricultural output per year, dependent largely on rainfall and commodity prices. When rainfall is good...