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To coal, or not to coal: that is the question

The increasingly precarious nature of Australia’s electricity grid & our energy security is deteriorating because our politician’s obsession with decarbonisation.

Surely it’s been correlation rather than coincidence that as we forced more and more renewable into the grid, the price has gone through the roof while that same energy has simultaneously has become less available and less reliable.

This is hurting industry by sending workers into energy poverty, removing money from the economy which would otherwise be spent on clothes, food or renovations.

Barnaby Joyce has called for a cease-fire in tirade against coal but has been howled down by his own side.

Michael is joined by Professor Ian Plimer, Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne & author of ‘The Climate Change Delusion and The Great Electricity Rip-Off’ who explains that unless we have coal, we do not have electricity for cooking, for heating, for cooling, for trains or for lighting…

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