Is it time for Australia to have a nuclear arsenal?

With Donald Trump pulling the US out of a key nuclear treaty with Russia, and China on the rise, is it time for Australia to start thinking about nuclear weapons? And what would be the cost?

Labor warns national energy plan will lead to renewables lag

The Federal Government is facing an uphill battle to convince some states to back the National Energy Guarantee, with some leaders saying the plan's targets are too low to drive any new investment in renewable energy.

Gas, not coal, the key to fixing electricity mess

Fixing the gas price crisis is the short-term fix to Australia's soaring electricity prices but the long game is greater investment in renewables and energy storage, writes Ian Verrender.

Nationals to call for final energy policy solution

The National Party membership will use its federal conference this weekend to pressure politicians to finalise energy policy, and to push for more coal-fired power stations in regional areas.