PM’s fantasy: out of the frying pan, into the #gas fire. #auspol #GasStinks…
To switch from coal reliant to gas dependent would see Australia jump from the frying pan straight into the fire. Gas is a fossil fuel made up mainly of methane, a potent greenhouse gas – it has no place in Australia’s recovery from COVID-19.
If fully unleashed, Australia’s gas resources could be responsible for up to three times the annual climate emissions of the entire world.…
Recent research shows the gas industry provides few jobs, pays little tax and would lock in decades of high emissions and high energy prices.…
The political devotion to the gas industry is not surprising when you see how much money the gas and oil sector donates to Australian political parties every year.…
The truth is Australia does not need more gas. Renewable energy has a 25% share of the main electricity grid. New wind and solar projects, backed by batteries, are best placed to provide reliable power, tackle climate change and create long term jobs.…
A new report released today shows Gladstone is well positioned to become a world-leading precinct for heavy industries powered by renewable energy.…

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