Instead of rushing to end fossil fuels, there is going to be a gold rush for carbon offsets, dirty hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS), all designed—not to stop climate change, but—to actually drive up the consumption of coal, oil and gas.
This episode was recorded on Tuesday 22 March 2022 and things may have changed since recording.
The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Richie Merzian, Director, Climate & Energy program at The Australia Institute // @Richiemerzian
Polly Hemming, Advisor, Climate & Energy program at The Australia Institute // @PollyJHemming
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey with additional editing by Louise Osbourne.
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions