Japan, Australia attack IEA over ‘net zero’ + MORE
💥Energy Flux💥| Monday 24th May 2021
Governments are supposed to be the ones leading the clean energy transition, but too often we see regressive political rhetoric outflanked by innovative private initiatives. That’s certainly the case in Japan and Australia, where both governments came out swinging against the IEA’s net zero roadmap even as their industrial champions toil away at making it a reality.
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Japan and Australia attack IEA's ‘net zero’ pathway
Australia and Japan are finding common cause on two incongruous issues: opposition to the International Energy Agency’s net zero roadmap, and exports of ‘green’ ammonia and hydrogen. This absurd situation highlights how both governments are clinging to the status quo even as private investors …