Category Archive: Whitford, Troy

Fuel Mandates have a History of Success and a Lesson for Bio Fuels Implementation

by Troy Whitford, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University

Australian policymakers and politicians concerned with the implementation of ethanol and bio diesel (bio fuels) into mainstream use should examine the introduction of unleaded fuel as a historical analogy. The similarities are profound in terms of issue identification and opposition – Read more »

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A Wider View of History is required to Understand the Murray Darling Basin

by Troy Whitford, Charles Sturt University

The proposed cuts to water allocations featured in the Guide to the Murray Basin Plan are detrimental to rural communities and the agricultural sector.  While debate surrounds the impact of the proposed Basin Plan, little attention is given to the methodology used to calculate the volumes of Read more »

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