Ben Eltham | Carbon Free Will Be A Hard Slog

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Can we meet our 2020 renewable energy target? The new report from the Grattan Institute pulls no punches as it highlights the magnitude of the task at hand, writes Ben Eltham in New Matilda.

“Australia will have to make hard decisions over our future energy policy. We will have to invest significant amounts of taxpayer money if we want to abandon business as usual — as indeed we must. And we will have to navigate some very treacherous political waters, as the combined might of the status quo mobilises to protect the profits embedded in our existing energy infrastructure.”

Read the full article in the New Matilda here

 

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