Taylor avoids mention of bushfires as Australia given a zero for climate policy | RenewEconomy

Taylor avoids mention of bushfires as Australia given a zero for climate policy | RenewEconomy

Taylor, and the Coalition in general, have described a high-level of renewables as “reckless” and “economy-wrecking”, yet their latest emissions projects assume the country reaches the 50 per cent share of renewables that they had insisted was not possible. In South Australia, the government now assumes it reaches 96 per cent wind and solar by 2030.

Yet now Taylor stands up in front of the international community and says that Australia can only move as fast as the technology allows.

Taylor’s speech was also notable for making no mention of the bushfire crisis that continues to impact Australia’s east coast have devastated regional communities, burnt through more than 2.7 million hectares of bushland, and which has drive air-quality in Sydney to such poor levels.

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