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).
'Let's shut down the dirty Hazelwood and Anglesea coal power stations!' may sound great at an environmental activist rally but it shows an astounding lack of understanding of the power market. It's the best thing that could ever happen for other polluting coal generators.
As the world moves into an era of extreme growth in refrigerator uptake driven by Asia's big two, India's Environment Minister is making promising signals at a key summit this week on phasing down HFCs.