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May 14, 2021

Disappearing hydrocarbons

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Sometimes politicians speak the truth despite themselves. ‘The reality is we are running out of gas in NSW,’ says Don Page (ABC Radio, quoted in Echonetdaily, September 20). Why not spill the beans and tell the whole truth, Mr Page?

We are running out of gas as the world is running out of cheap fossil fuel energy. But your government has no vision but to take your constituents down the dead-end, pot-holed road of rapidly disappearing hydrocarbons. Where’s the vision for a sustainable future? Better run out of gas than food and water, I say.

 


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1 COMMENT

  1. Haha, well put Andrew…

    Yes, run towards sustainable clean renewable energy systems, and away from & out of serious damage fossil fuel systems.

    It won’t cost less to wait, as if, and its inevitable anyhow.

    One of those duh things status quo big biz owned govts always deny truth & reality about..at any cost to planet & life…

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