Green energy needs public investment

Butler, Simon
August 2010
Green Left Weekly;8/11/2010, Issue 848, p13
The article focuses on the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan launched to encourage the rapid deployment of renewable energy in Australia. Climate activists, research group Beyond Zero Emissions and the Melbourne Energy Institute are collaborating to promote plan, which avails the green technology needed and involves direct public investment to drive the switch to alternative energy. However, the plan requires the government to actively participate to ensure the transition.


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