Friday, August 30, 2019
The UN summit will follow Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s refusal to reduce Australia’s fossil fuels reliance during talks with Pacific leaders in Tuvalu this month.
- Australian domestic concerns will dictate emission policies, even at the risk of harming Pacific relations.
- Renewables will dominate the long-term electricity fuel mix, but coal is still needed to maintain output.
- Australian public opposition will hinder potential investment in nuclear power.