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Australia can hit net-zero by 2050 by investing in gas, says oil exec

Thursday 17 Sep 20 9:00am

Former chairman and CEO of the Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco board member Andrew Liveris, who is an adviser to the Morrison government, says Australia burns too much coal and gas is the answer to lowering emissions.

 

CORPORATE heavyweight Andrew Liveris, the Morrison government’s special adviser on manufacturing, has declared Australia and the world can hit net zero emissions by 2050 by significantly expanding the supply and domestic use of gas – despite gas being a fossil fuel with “roughly 60 per cent of the emissions of coal”.

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