Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
The senator's amendments concerning the Emissions Reduction Fund - including the alignment of contract periods with crediting periods and a reserve for international offsets - would help Australia reach its 5% emissions reduction target.
A new study has found that the massive resources - and energy - expended in building towers for wind power and arrays for solar, etc, still has a lesser environmental impact than continued fossil fuel generation.
Human water use has largely reduced the world's fourth largest lake to a fraction off its former glory, with scientists now looking into what larger climate forces are behind the drought which is now finishing it off.