Can Australia live without coal? Episode 7 of Follow the Money looks at the economics of coal and how a moratorium on new mines would help stop the boom and inevitable bust cycle, and instead create a smooth transition to a low carbon future.
Contributors: Richard Denniss – @RDNS_TAI Rod Campbell – @R_o_d_C Ebony Bennett – @ebony_bennett.
Produced by Jennifer Macey – @jennifermacey
See The Australia Institute’s recent report on a coal moratorium – Never gonna dig you up
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