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Coal hard light of day for dud scheme June 17, 2012

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Coal hard light of day for dud scheme

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June 17, 2012

Kevin Rudd’s decision to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on technology to capture and store carbon has failed to deliver.

They’ve conferenced in empire-style Parisian ballrooms and dined in Kyoto on food cooked by a genuine Iron Chef. But deeply disgruntled former staffers believe Australia’s $300 million Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute has not achieved very much.

In 2008 the then prime minister Kevin Rudd decided a fledgling technology called carbon capture and storage was the key to two of his government’s big aims: joining a successful international fight to reduce global warming and continuing to be the world’s largest exporter of coal.

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Why it should be illegal to damage power plants September 21, 2008

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Why it should be illegal to damage power plants

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By the blogowner, honestclimate, September 21, 2008

With an Arctic winter predicted for Britain

and Britain “quite simply running out of power”, with blackouts almost inevitable within the next few years.

Can Britain really afford such encouragement of vandalism of its power plants???

Power cuts ‘could spark disorder’

Power cuts ‘could spark disorder’

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