Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
In this week’s essential reading guide Kohler devises a quick fix to ballooning super charges, Gawenda charts capitalism’s new era, Bartholomeusz watches as NBN Co ups the ante and Burgess explains Hockey’s pensions debate.
The IPCC has talked up biomass as a way to store masses of carbon, over eons, while supplying power. Indeed while it could offset 150% of car emissions in Australia by 2050, it should only be seen as a support, not substitute.
As the dust settles on the WA election re-run, the next four weeks will provide key insight on the shape of Direct Action as the Coalition seeks to bridge the divide between the Palmer United Party and other crossbenchers.