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The King who favours investment in fossil fuels

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

While King Charles was busily afternoon tea-ing up fellow heavy-hitting climate proselytisers at Buckingham Palace last week prior to their departure to Egypt for this week’s Cop 27 annual revelation of continually unrealised forecasts of doom, another King was telling fellow Australians a very different story. At last week’s Sydney (heavily guarded against climate protesters) International Mining and Resources Conference, the Albanese Labor government’s Resources Minister Madeleine King, who is ‘committed to working with industry to ensure the benefits of Australia’s traditional energy resources are realised’, swept aside local and international demands to end investment in, and infrastructure for, fossil...

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