Former US vice-president says new coalmines make no commercial sense and even Australian governments will have to change course
Al Gore says Australia’s government, like his own, remains “in thrall to” the fossil fuel industry. But the former US vice-president has not lost hope, believing economic realities may ultimately force even the most obstinate of governments into creating policy capable of addressing the global climate emergency.
If anything was to break the spell of the “dinosaur” industries, Gore said, it was simple economics.
Australia can become the renewable energy superpower of the 21st century by exporting renewable electricity and hydrogen
How are fossil fuels going to compete with free? How are they going to compete with clean?