" 61% of Australians believe the federal government should be more focused on national defence than meeting Australia’s net zero emissions by 2050 target. "
Without reliable baseload power, Australia loses its ability to defend itself which becomes a national security issue.
" 72% of Australians believe affordability and reliability should be the main focus of Australia’s energy policy. Only 28% believed net zero was more important. "
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed the dependency of Western European nations, such as Germany, on foreign energy supply and the extent to which this can be used as diplomatic and military leverage. It has also highlighted Australia’s vulnerabilities.
Our utterly foolish commitment to “net-zero” carbon emissions by 2050 will kill any prospect of Australian energy independence for good.
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