Business | Once carbon-friendly, Malcolm Turnbull turns to coal

Once carbon-friendly, Malcolm Turnbull turns to coal

Australia's Prime Minister is promoting coal-fired power plants in a move at odds with a recent trend towards more renewable energy use

Perth, March 1, 2017 4:30 PM (UTC+8)
Two coal miners talk to each other in a chamber of the Metropolitan coal mine at Helensburgh, 40km (25 miles) south west of Sydney. Photo: Reuters / Tim Wimborne
Two coal miners talk to each other in a chamber of the Metropolitan coal mine at Helensburgh, 40km (25 miles) south west of Sydney. Photo: Reuters / Tim Wimborne