TITLE

Renewable energy industry dimmed as Canberra boosts support for miners

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Alan
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Manufacturers' Monthly;Aug2004, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Points out that it seems ironic that while Australian coal producers are reporting huge profit increases, the federal government is gifting them $400 million to help them clean up their act by pumping their pollution underground. Argument that much more can be done to promote new renewable energy technologies; Observation that Australia has other resources in abundance which could lead to new niche industries.
ACCESSION #
14159657

 

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