“Crazy” to use clean energy funds for gas projects
Posted on: Tue 8 Sep 2020
The Morrison government is set to make a series of generous concessions to the gas industry, including propping up failing fossil fuel projects that are operating at a loss.
It plans to do this by co-opting the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, a body originally created to support investment in clean energy projects. The government has introduced legislation into parliament to enable this.
To unpack these plans and expose its flaws, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Michael Mazengarb, journalist with the online site Reneweconomy.
Produced by Des Lawrence