Climate groups blast minister’s support of new Australian gas projects as ‘fact-free spin’

Transition to renewables, not new gas developments, will help avoid future power crises, environment groups say

Climate and environment groups have criticised comments by the new resources minister, Madeleine King, in support of new gas development, saying it is inconsistent with what climate science says is required to limit global heating.

In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, King said new gas fields such as Santos’ Narrabri development in northern New South Wales would help avoid a future power crisis.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/15/climate-groups-blast-ministers-support-of-new-australian-gas-projects-as-fact-free-spin

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