Understanding political attacks on Australian Renewables: Renew economy

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Abstract

The research involves scholarship around media reporting of climate change and renewables in Australia as well as policy settings relating to the energy sector.
The articles in Renew Economy and Econotimes, of 2763 words in total gather together research from 30 references. The articles investigate how renewable energy projects, particularly in the state of South Australia, have come under increasing attack from coalition politics in six months following a mid-latitude cyclone that hit South Australia on 28th and 29th of September 2016. The articles look at how politicians have sought to blame power blackouts on renewables and how this has been reported by mainstream journalists, focussing on the ABC’s political analyst Chris Uhlmann.
The analysis is useful for policy-makers, renewable industry leaders and NGO’s trying to operate in the regulatory environment set by the governments of the major parties
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputonline
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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