Australia can’t rely on “clean coal” for Paris target, report finds

Published 13:01 on March 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:31 on March 8, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

The Australian government has in recent weeks been pushing for fresh investments in so-called “clean coal” to cut emissions and ensure a stable electricity system, but effective technology won’t be commercially viable until 2030 and can’t help meet the country’s climate targets, a study released Thursday found.

The Australian government has in recent weeks been pushing for fresh investments in so-called “clean coal” to cut emissions and ensure a stable electricity system, but effective technology won’t be commercially viable until 2030 and can’t help meet the country’s climate targets, a study released Thursday found.

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