Australia doubles down on coal even as industry plans shutdowns

Published 13:51 on September 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:00 on September 5, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday said his government is pushing for the extension of one of the country’s oldest coal power plants that owner AGL plans to close, casting further doubts over the Coalition’s willingness to implement policies to help meet its Paris Agreement obligations.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday said his government is pushing for the extension of one of the country’s oldest coal power plants that owner AGL plans to close, casting further doubts over the Coalition’s willingness to implement policies to help meet its Paris Agreement obligations.

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