Australian PM argues the case for coal powerPosted: January 18, 2017
“Can politicians put sanity ahead of ideology for Australian electricity generation following recent blackout fiascos?”
Without being negative of a naysayer, Turnbull is simply appealing to his conservative base who have deserted him in droves for holding a zealot-like belief in man-made “Global Warming” (CAGW). Turnbull has always been a staunch advocate of an emissions trading scheme/scam to “tackle climate change”. And he signed a midnight deal to include Australia in the Paris climate fraud.
Once a (Lefty) zealot, always a zealot.
Don’t believe the hype.
Dumper truck symbol = coal production [click on image to enlarge] Can politicians put sanity ahead of ideology for Australian electricity generation following recent blackout fiascos?
The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reinforced his belief in the importance of coal as a pragmatic part of the global energy mix, reports PEI. The Australian online reports Turnbull as saying he had the same opinion while leader of the opposition in 2009.
“We are the biggest coal exporter in the world. If anybody — if any country — has a vested interest in demonstrating that clean coal and cleaner coal with new technologies can make a big contribution to our energy mix — and, at the same time, reduce our emissions in net terms — it’s us.”
“Our approach, and my approach, to energy is absolutely pragmatic and practical. This is not a matter for ideology.” Mr Turnbull said…
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